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Donating Blood in Hong Kong

Donating Blood in Hong Kong

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Donating Blood in Hong Kong

Giving Blood


Donate Blood

In any community the choice to donate blood is a personal one. However, it is a necessity as your donation can save a life. Many people choose to donate blood and when new expats arrive to Hong Kong, they want to carry on donating as they had done in their home countries.

Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (BTS)
The Hong Kong Red Cross began its voluntary, non-remunerated blood donation programme in 1952. Currently, the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) is the only public institution providing blood to all hospitals, public and private, in Hong Kong. It has been managed by the Hospital Authority since December 1991. Since there is no substitute for blood, the supply of blood relies entirely on the goodwill of voluntary, non-remunerated blood donors.
For more information about BTS visit their website.


Who Can Give Blood?

If you …..
  • Have good health
  • Weigh over 41 kg (90 lbs or above)
  • Are aged between 16 and 60
Please note the following:

To protect both blood donors and recipients, the Blood Transfusion Service (BTS) must stringently screen donors (health history questionnaire, haemoglobin and blood pressure checking etc.) and shall only accept blood donations from those who meet all the set eligibility criteria.   

Donors aged 61 or above can continue to give until 70, if no less than one donation is made every 12 months; from 66 onward, an annual health assessment by the BTS medical staff is necessary.

Donors aged 16 to 17 need to have parental consent at the first donation and can give blood two times in a year, with an interval of no less than 150 days between two consecutive donations; adult (18 or above) males can give four times in a year, with an interval of no less than 75 days between consecutive two donations; whereas adult females can give three times in a year, with an interval of no less than 105 days between consecutive two donations.

Donors who wish to find out their next donation due date are advised to browse the BTS “eDonor” system to preliminary self-assess their donation eligibility online.


Where to Donate?


Headquarter Donor Centre
Address: 15 King's Park Rise, near Wylie Road  
Tel: 2710 1202
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 9:30am - 5:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Sunday: Closed

Mongkok Donor Centre
Address: 11/F, Ginza Plaza, 2A Sai Yeung Choi Street South, Mongkok, Kowloon.
(Mongkok MTR Station Exit E2)
Tel: 2770 5930
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 9:30pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm

Kwun Tong Donor Centre
Address: Units 2301 & 2316, 23/F., Millennium City 5, 418 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon
(Kwun Tong MTR station Exit A2; above the apm)
Tel: 3148 1375
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 7:30pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm

Central District Donor Centre
Address: 1/F., Tung Ming Building, 40-42 Des Voeux Road C., Central (Central MTR station Exit C)
Tel: 2526 1420
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 7:00pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: Closed

Causeway Bay Donor Centre
Address: 3/F, Radio City, 505 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Causeway Bay MTR Station Exit B 
Tel: 2834 2084
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 12:00nn - 7:30pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm

Shatin Donor Centre
Address: 1/F., 1A, Shatin Centre Street, Shatin, NT.
5 minutes walk from KCR Shatin Station 
Tel: 2603 0100
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm

Yuen Long Donor Centre
Address: Unit Nos. 704-705, 7/F, Yuen Long Landmark, 115-127 Yuen Long Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm

Tsuen Wan Donor Centre
Address: 8 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, (near Tsuen Wan MTR station Exit A.)
Tel: 2414 2378
Opening hours: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 7:00pm, Sunday & Public Holiday: 12:00noon - 7:00pm

The information of opening hours of each donor centre is subject to changes. For more details, you may enquire through:
Tel: (852) 2710 1234 or E-mail: rcbts@ha.org.hk.


 

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