Changes to the questions asked to those donating blood will enable more gay and bisexual men to donate blood in the future. The current rules in place mean that men cannot donate blood if they have had sex with another man in the last 3 months. New changes approved by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) means that men are no longer automatically barred if they have had sex with another man in the last 3 months, they will instead by put through individual risk-assesments.

 

Read more about the changes at: https://www.thenational.scot/news/18941612.new-rules-blood-donors-aimed-inclusive/

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