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Wednesday, 9 April 2014

NHS Blood And Transplant Launches "Life Event" Video Encouraging People to Share Their Organ Donation Decision on Facebook 

Today NHS Blood and Transplant debuted a new animation video encouraging people to share with others that they have joined the Organ Donor Register via their Facebook profiles.

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Transplant and donor disparity for BAME communities 

More than 30% of people listed* for a kidney transplant are from a Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME) background compared to just 5.6% of deceased kidney donors in 2013.

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

2013 sees highest number of people in the UK donating their organs after death 

Nearly 3,500 patients received the organ transplant they desperately needed in 2013 thanks to more people donating their organs after their death in the UK than ever before.

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