There are many things that affect your eligibility to donate blood. Your general health, illnesses and their symptoms and medication are such, to mention a few.
You can take the Can I Donate online test and see information on our "Can your donate" -page you will see the most common issues that affect blood donation. Your eligibility to donate is evaluated at the donor session before each donation.
If you are planning to donate blood and you are not sure if you can, please call us on our free donor help line on 0800 0 5801 (Mon-Fri 8am-5pm).