Men can give blood every 12 weeks and women can give blood every 16 weeks. Find out more about what happens on the day of your donation.
The common reasons donors should check if they can give blood are:
- if you are receiving medical or hospital treatment
- if you are taking medication
- during and after pregnancy
- if you feel ill
- if you have cancer
- after receiving blood, blood products, or organs.
- Women under 20 – check if you can give blood.