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.Partnership urges people to tell their loved ones about their decision to be an organ donor
NHS Blood and Transplant has joined forces with the National Council for Palliative Care and the Dying Matters Coalition as part of a new partnership to encourage more people to tell their loved ones whether they want to be an organ donor.Organ Donation and Transplantation in the UK - The Last Decade
There have been major advances in solid organ donation and transplantation over the last decade including better outcomes for patients, according to a new report from the UK National Transplant Registry.NHSBT welcomes report into Gov.uk sign-ups to the Organ Donor Register
The results of a study examining how best to boost registration to the NHS Organ Donor Register via the DVLA website has been published.Contributions invited to help develop the strategy to change public behaviour to increase organ donation
Do you have additional evidence that could inform the development of the strategy to change public behaviour to increase organ donation?NHS Blood and Transplant urges the public to tell their family their organ donation decision this Christmas
NHS Blood and Transplant has today released the results of a survey showing that only one in twenty people in England and Wales spending time with family at Christmas will be discussing organ donation. 83% of people in England and Wales said they would be spending Christmas with family this year[i] but family chats about holidays and the weather are much more likely to take place than about organ donation.Research reveals regional variation in rates of people donating kidneys after death
A research study surveying critical care units across the UK has found regional variation in the rates of people donating their kidneys after death.All major UK faiths come together to promote new organ donation strategy
Leaders from all the UK's major faiths have united to launch a new action plan aimed at boosting organ donation rates among religious communities.