News

20 May 2022

Family urges people to confirm their organ donation decision two years on from law change

People are encouraged to speak with family about their decision and register via the NHS Organ Donor Register or NHS app.

10 May 2022

‘Dáithí’s Law’ organ donation awareness campaign launched

Northern Ireland has launched a new public awareness campaign to prepare people for the introduction of ‘Dáithí’s Law’ from next spring 2023.

14 April 2022

Give Hope this Easter

Church leaders come together at Easter to address urgent need for organ and blood donors of Black heritage

14 March 2022

Join us this Commonwealth Day as we launch a new project to save more lives

Today is Commonwealth Day, and we are excited to be hosting a livestream event on our Organ Donation YouTube channel to officially launch our Commonwealth Tribute to Life project.

10 March 2022

Take a moment to consider living kidney donation this World Kidney Day

With kidney transplants dropping a third during the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to consider living kidney donation.

08 March 2022

Response to World’s first heart-thymus transplant

US doctors at the Duke University Hospital in North Carolina have successfully transplanted a heart and thymus into a little boy under their care.

28 February 2022

Mother hoping for brighter future following ‘once in a lifetime’ sternum transplant

A UK-first operation that replaced the sternum of a cancer patient using the chest wall of a deceased donor has been carried out at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

14 February 2022

Have a heart-to-heart with your family this Valentine’s Day

85% increase in people waiting for a heart compared to a decade ago, despite success in sustaining transplantation over the pandemic.

09 February 2022

Northern Ireland welcome ‘Dáithí’s Law’

From 2023, adults in Northern Ireland will be considered potential organ donors unless they choose to opt out or are in an excluded group.

08 February 2022

Stacey Dooley highlights importance of cornea donation in BBC podcast

In the podcast Stacey Dooley finds out more about the cornea donation process, speaks with the family of a cornea recipient and meet the Tissue and Eye services team.



You may also be interested in