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21 December 2016

Parents share heartfelt letter honouring baby son who gave life through organ donation

The parents of a Kenyan-American baby boy who became the UK’s youngest lung donor have written a heartfelt letter honouring their son and sharing their experience as parents of an organ donor

06 December 2016

Faffing can be fatal, loafing can be lethal

Public urged: What are you waiting for - take a few minutes this Christmas to join the NHS Organ Donor Register

07 November 2016

Funding announced to encourage living donation within BAME communities

A new Living Transplant Initiative, funded by NHS Blood and Transplant and led by the National BAME Transplant Alliance, is now open for submissions.

21 September 2016

500 people have now donated a kidney to a stranger

More than 500 people have helped save the life of stranger by becoming a living kidney donor, NHS Blood and Transplant announces.

05 September 2016

Families need to talk about organ donation, to give thousands waiting the chance of a ‘new beginning’

New NHS Blood and Transplant campaign calls for people to help ‘Turn an End. Into a Beginning’ by talking about organ donation

01 September 2016

Highest number of organ transplants ever across UK, but many families still say no to donation

NHS Blood and Transplant publishes the Organ Donation and Transplantation Activity Report 2015/16

16 June 2016

Honoured for raising awareness of blood and organ donation

Dapo Odumeru, who has been with NHS Blood and Transplant since 2005 made it his personal mission to raise awareness of blood and organ donation with the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. His hard work has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

05 May 2016

People with HIV have donated organs to others with the condition

NHS Blood and Transplant has recently released figures that show that a small number of people with HIV in the UK have helped benefit patients living with HIV after their deaths by donating their organs.

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11 April 2016

TV stars ask people to say 'I'm on it'

NHS Blood and Transplant and Blood cancer charity ACLT (AfricanCaribbean Leukaemia Trust) have teamed up to launch a new campaign film.

07 April 2016

National memorial recognises thousands of lifesaving donors

A national memorial paying tribute to the tens of thousands of organ and tissue donors across the UK who have saved and transformed lives is being unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

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