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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.

We hope people have been inspired by Phil Mitchell’s lifesaving transplant in EastEnders

Sunday, 25 Dec 2016

This Christmas Day, Phil Mitchell in EastEnders has received a transplant from an anonymous deceased donor

How I helped EastEnders - blog by liver patient Monira Khanom

Friday, 23 Dec 2016

The hardest part of my liver failing was telling my children.