For the past 44-years Melvin Johnston has been one of Scotland's most dedicated blood-givers.
Blood donors will be able to track the journey their blood takes through Google Maps in a bid to keep more people donating.
An appeal has been launched for donations of blood to ensure the national supply and supply to hospitals is maintained over the festive period.
Thailand’s Red Cross Society had its staff and volunteers dress up as ghosts, monsters and witches for Halloween at its centre for giving blood.
An eight-year-old waiting for a blood stem cell donation has finally found a match - his little sister.
A cancer patient has penned an emotive poem encouraging people to donate blood after receiving treatment in hospital.
A man who first started giving blood 39 years ago when he was a student will be honoured at a special ceremony in Aberdeen next week - for making his 300th donation.