News

First patient transplanted under new urgent and superurgent lung allocation scheme

Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017

These new schemes have been introduced to help make sure patients who are in most need of the donor lungs are prioritised.

Tables turned on football funnyman Jimmy Bullard …by 11-year-old kidney recipient

Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017

Former footballer, turned pundit and manager, Jimmy Bullard is used to tackling tricky questions around the game, which for some is matter of life and death.

Waiting time to kidney transplant down 18% but shortage of donors still costing lives

Thursday, 09 Mar 2017

The waiting time to a kidney transplant has dropped by 18% over the past five years, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced, to mark World Kidney Day, Thursday March 9.

NHS initiative drives blood and organ donation in Hillingdon

Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant are working together to promote organ and blood donation to people throughout Hillingdon.

Would you give a kidney, rather than your heart, this Valentine’s Day?

Tuesday, 07 Feb 2017

A new campaign launched today by NHS Blood and Transplant and partner charity, Give a Kidney, calls on people across the UK to consider transforming lives by donating a kidney to someone in need, be they a stranger, friend or loved one.