Blood donation process

  1. Overview

Overview

Donating blood is a simple process. The entire process takes about 45 minutes for whole blood donation and up to 90 minutes for apheresis donation.

Donation process

To get an idea of what to expect, refer to the following:

Donation safety

Donating blood is entirely safe. The blood bank staff observe strict hygiene protocols. The equipment used in blood collection (e.g. needles, swabs, gauze and tubing) are new, sterile, and discarded after one use.

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