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Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Team UK travel to Switzerland to raise awareness of Organ Donation 

23 transplant recipients (including 10 children) are representing the UK, joining up with competitors from 28 countries

Wednesday, 15 February 2012

NHSBT's Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation, joins discussion on Radio 4's 'You and Yours' 

Sally Johnson, NHSBT's Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation, was a guest on BBC Radio 4's consumer affairs programme You and Yours on 14th February 2012.

Thursday, 2 February 2012

"I'm so very grateful to the little boy who saved my life" 

A chorister from Brecon, south Wales, is hoping to strike a chord with transplant patients across the UK by dedicating a piece of music to the family of the young donor who saved his life...

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Improving family consent in organ donation could save lives 

Research published today in the British Journal of Anaesthesia suggests that organ donation rates in the UK could be increased if the current issues affecting declined consent are improved.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Nicholas Cup for Transplant Children 

As Part Of The Winter World Transplant Games 2012 The Nicholas Cup - Anzère, Switzerland, 3-10 March An Invitation To Transplant Children Around The World From 4-17 Years

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

First Time Ever on UK Television BBC One Documentary Follows The Complex Process of Organ Donation 

TRANSPLANT is a one-off documentary that follows the complex process of organ donation; from the very beginning

Tuesday, 2 August 2011

Licences to Drive Up Organ Donation 

From today (Monday 1 August), people will have to answer questions about organ donation before they can complete their driving licence application through the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) website.

Thursday, 7 July 2011


The Great Britain Transplant Cricket Club (GBTCC) has announced the dates of this summer's Transplant Ashes against their Australian (ATCC) counterparts.

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Donor Family Gathering - Birmingham 2011 

In conjunction with the Specialist Nurse teams we are planning to hold our next National Gathering for Donor Families on Saturday, 2nd July 2011.

Thursday, 31 March 2011

A Hundred Years of Us on BBC ONE 

In this episode, viewers can hear the remarkable story of Kaylee Davidson who, in 1987, became the first baby in Britain to survive a heart transplant.

Monday, 21 February 2011

Organ donation: the cost of not giving, a public debate 

This public event will bring together people involved in organ donation and transplantation to discuss the current situation in the UK

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