The first ever Faith and Organ Donation Summit has brought together high profile faith leaders, community representatives and health professionals from six of the major religions in the UK.East Anglian Donor Families to be Honoured at Ely Cathedral Thanksgiving Ceremony
More than 800 people are expected to attend a special thanksgiving ceremony at Ely Cathedral, Ely on Sunday 12 May. The service, which is held once every two years, will honour the memories of organ donors and celebrate the lives of transplant recipients.Organ Donation Concert Supported by Aled Jones
Transplant Sport UK is delighted to announce details of 'Donate Life' - an amazing evening of music and song at a concert to be held at City Hall, Sheffield on Saturday 13 July.NHS Blood and Transplant thanks NHS for its work in increasing deceased organ donation
Lynda Hamlyn, the Chief Executive of NHS Blood and Transplant has written a letter to all NHS Chief Executives and Medical Directors thanking their staff for helping to achieve a 50% increase in organ donation by 2013.NHS achieves ground breaking 50% increase in deceased organ donors
More than 3,100 lives were transformed by deceased donors in the last 12 months as the NHS hit the 50% increase in deceased organ donation, the challenge set by the Organ Donation Taskforce in 2008.Faith groups positive about discussing organ donation
Black and South Asian people are three times more likely to need an organ transplant than the rest of the population. But with a shortage of donors from these communities they often have to wait longer for a transplant.Organ donation awareness for BME Groups
As part of Barts Health's vision to Change Lives, steps are being taken to raise awareness amongst the Black Minority Ethnic (BME) community about signing up with the National Organ Donor register. A live television talk show is planned to take place on 9 March at the NTV station (Bengali Sky channel on 852) from 8.00pm to 9.30pm.From The Heart: Record numbers join the NHS Organ Donation Register
ITV's awareness raising campaign for organ donation, From The Heart, drove a record number of responses to the NHS Organ Donor Register online on February 13th, with 48,000 people applying to join the register in one day.ITV's Tonight highlights the need for more people to say yes to organ donation
Ten thousand people in the UK need an organ transplant, yet three people die every day before getting the organ they need. ITV's current affairs programme, Tonight, has taken an in-depth look at the issues and interviewed families who understand just how important organ donation is.ITV's From The Heart entertainment show encourages people to join the Organ Donor Register
The ITV From The Heart campaign culminated in an amazing entertainment programme broadcast to the nation on Wednesday 13 February at 9:00pm on ITV1.Urgent Action Needed As Reports Highlight Black And Minority Ethnic Donation 'Gap'
Two reports published today by the National Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance (NBTA) show that donors from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BAME) must urgently come forward if the prospects for those requiring transplants are to improve.