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Keeping Blood Safe

The IBTS is committed to supplying Irish hospitals with blood that is as safe as it can be. This means that we test every donation received for a number of diseases including Hepatitis B, HIV and Hepatitis C. Before coming to one of our clinics, please check if you are eligible to give blood.

If you feel unwell after donating, or there is any reason why you think your donation should not be used, please contact us by phoning us at any time on 01/4322800 or 021/4807400 so that you can speak to a doctor. Please do not use text or email to contact us if you believe your donation should not be used.


Blood safety leaflet

Read about the safety measures taken to make sure the blood supply is safe

Information we get from Other Members of the Public.pdf


West Nile Virus

What is West Nile Virus and where can you catch it?


What is variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD).


Read the FAQs about vCJD.


Deferral of men who have sex with men

National Blood Centre, James's Street, Dublin 8.       Tel: 00 353 1 4322800       Fax: 00 353 1 4322930