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If you’ve just donated blood stem cells or bone marrow – or you're about to – you probably have lots of questions.

What am I going to feel like afterwards? Will I be asked to donate again? How is the person who received my donation doing? We’ve got the answers.

We’ve put together some handy information to help answer your questions below:

Sonny Malhorta donating his stem cells

Post donation care advice

Find out how to take care of yourself after you've donated your stem cells

WEB_Joice donation from Twitter

Donating in the future

All of your questions answered about staying on our register and donating again

Rupert and Billy

How is the person I helped?

Get more information on how contacting your recipient might work

Douglas Mbang donating stem cells

Share your experience

If you are eager to spread the word, here is all the guidance you need!

Thank you

We’d also like to say a massive thank you for doing something so incredible. You’ve made a huge difference to the life of your recipient.

If you have any questions we’ve not answered here, please just call the Donor Follow-Up team on 0207 424 6568, or email