We understand that this is a very worrying time for those awaiting an organ transplant, and transplant recipients. The safety of organ donation and transplantation is our priority.
Improvements have been made to the way kidneys are offered to patients
Today, the Government has announced that, subject to parliamentary approval, Max and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act – will come into effect on the 20 May 2020.
NHS Blood and Transplant is looking to work with families who have consented to their loved ones donating their organs.
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to find out the facts about organ donation and the upcoming law change.
An anatomical heart and life like lung emojis have been given the green light for release in Autumn 2020.
Misleading messages are circulating on social media
There was a 60% rise in people getting a kidney from an altruistic donor in 2019 compared to 2018.
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging everyone to take the time to consider and take time to talk about their organ donation decision.
Community and faith-based organisations are joining the campaign to address the urgent need for more lifesaving organ donors from black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic backgrounds.