Publications


Please use this page to find shortcuts to our publications. They fall into the following four categories:

Each publication listed below can be accessed in one or more formats. The main link is normally to the web page. If a Word (.doc) or PDF version of a document is available for download the relevant icon will appear in the right hand column. Passing the cursor over the icon will usually identify the size of the file.

 

Regular papers and publications

 

Transplant Activity reports activity for the previous financial year and is produced in separate versions for the UK and for the Republic of Ireland.

 

Advisory Group papers document the discussions by the groups of experts brought together regularly to advance transplantation.


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Fact sheets

 

Organ donation - your questions answered is a 24 page leaflet which answers the most commonly asked questions about organ and tissue donation.

 

The NHS Organ Donor Register - a history includes details of the launch of the Register in 1994, following a long campaign by a donor family.

click here for NHS Organ Donor Register fact sheet (59Kb)
 

Cornea transplants - the gift of sight gives facts and figures about cormea transplants. Over 2,200 people have their sight restored by cornea transplants every year.

click here for Cornea Transplantation fact sheet (68Kb)
 

Religious perspectives details the results obtained in 2006 from research commissioned to assess attitudes amongst south Asian and black communities towards organ donation.

click here for Religious Perspectives fact sheet(73Kb)
 

Did you know? includes many of those little-known extra facts about transplantation.

click here for did you know fact sheet (71Kb)
 

Transplantation milestones from the early years of the 20th Century onwards.

click here for transplantation milestones fact sheet(73Kb)
 

Transplants save lives includes facts about the transplants carried out in the previous financial year.

click here for transplants save lives fact sheet(66Kb)
 

The cost-effectiveness of transplantation which saves lives and money.

click here for cost-effectiveness of transplantation (72kb)


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Posters and leaflets

 

'Organ donation.The Gift of life' is a leaflet providing general information about the NHS Organ Donor Register in a range of different languages.

 

Organ donation leaflet - English

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Organ donation leaflet - Italian

click here for  a pdf copy (192Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Somali

click here for  a pdf copy (233Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Greek

click here for  a pdf copy (316Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Arabic

click here for  a pdf copy (671Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Cantonese

click here for  a pdf copy (548Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Polish

click here for  a pdf copy (258Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Turkish

click here for  a pdf copy (279Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Vietnamese

click here for  a pdf copy (270Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Russian

click here for  a pdf copy (947Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - Portuguese

click here for  a pdf copy (939Kb)
 

Paired living kidney donation - your questions answered

click here for a pdf copy (259kb)
 

Altruistic living kidney donation - your questions answered

 

Could I be a living kidney donor? is a leaflet explaining how you can donate a kidney to a family member, friend or stranger.

click here for living kidney donor leaflet (300Kb)
 

Organ donation leaflet - A leaflet for people with learning difficulties

click here for  a pdf copy (955Kb)
 

Religious leaflets

 

A series of leaflets outlining the main views of each faith and are a discussion tool for use with potential donor families in intensive care units.

 

Organ donation and religious perspectives

click here for a pdf copy  (108Kb)
 

Judaism and organ donation

click here for a pdf copy  (290Kb)
 

Christianity and organ donation | Polish

click here for  a pdf copy (668Kb)
 

Islam and organ donation - English | Bengali | Gujarati | Punjabi | Urdu | Arabic | Somali

 

Sikhism and organ donation - English | Punjabi

 

Buddhism and organ donation

click here for pdf copy (144Kb)
 

Hindu Dharma and organ donation - English | Gujarati | Hindi | Tamil | Punjabi

 

Patient consent booklets

 

Giving consent for use of your information - your questions answered - English

click here for a pdf copy (1.7Mb)
 

Living Donor Transplant - Giving consent for use of your information - English

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Giving consent for use of your information - your questions answered - Large Print

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Living Donor Transplant - Giving consent for use of your information - Large Print

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Giving consent for use of your information - your questions answered - Bilingual

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Living Donor Transplant - Giving consent for use of your information - Bilingual

click here for a pdf copy (1.7Mb)

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Welsh leaflets

 

Allwn i fod yn rhoddwr aren byw?

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Rhoddi byw fel pr arennau

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Rhoddi byw anhunanol arennau

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Rhoi organau a meinwe atebion ich cwestiynau

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Rhoi llygaid - Rhoi golwg yn rhodd

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Cynlluniau Rhannu Arennau Rhoddwyr Byw Cenedlaethol

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Policy and procedures

  Information for Histocompatibility and
Immunogenetics Laboratories
 

Minimum typing requirements for reporting donor and recipient HLA types

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HLA Conversion Chart for Organ Allocation - April 2014

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Antigen frequencies in the UK solid organ donor population

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Calculated Reaction Frequency Tool
This calculator is password protected. Please contact statistical.enquiries@nhsbt.nhs.uk to obtain the password. This calculator is not currently compatible with iPads and tablets.

  Information for Paired and Pooled Living Donation Scheme
 

Donor Blood Sample Requirements

click here for a pdf copy (16Kb)
  Organ Selection and Allocation Policies
 

Organ specific selection and allocation policies can be found here.


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'I have' campaign material

 

Poster - Festival - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Poster - Football - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Poster - Taxi - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Poster - Teacher - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Poster - Girl in Library - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Poster - Family - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Leaflet - Festival - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Leaflet - Football - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Leaflet - Taxi - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Leaflet - Teacher - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Leaflet - Information for the black community - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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Leaflet - Information for the south asian community - 'Shared your organ donation decision yet'

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