24 January 2018

Essex woman appears on The One Show to explain how it inspired her husband to save five lives

Nicola Newnes, a mum of two from Basildon in Essex, appeared on The One Show tonight to reveal how the show inspired her husband to save lives.

08 January 2018

One in five people on the national transplant waiting list live in London

That's why we want to let Londoners know that ‘Words Save Lives’ – with an appeal for people in London and surrounding areas to talk openly about organ donation.

22 December 2017

Heart transplant waiting list up by 24% this Christmas

There are currently 298 people on the waiting list for a heart transplant compared to 240 people at the same time last year.

12 December 2017

Opt out consultation launched

NHS Blood and Transplant has welcomed the launch of the Government’s consultation into a proposed opt-out organ donation system for England.

24 November 2017

Save the date Organ Donation Week 2018

Organ Donation Week 2018 will take place from Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th September 2018.

09 November 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant encourages people to talk about organ donation during Interfaith Week

Interfaith Week takes place between 12-19 November 2017. NHS Blood and Transplant is committed to working with the various faith communities to increase understanding of organ donation.

12 October 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant eye banks 21% below levels needed

NHS Blood and Transplant reveals this World Sight Day (Thursday October 12) that its eye banks are 21% below the level needed supply hospitals. We are calling on more people to agree to donate their sight to meet the growing demand for corneas in the ageing population.

04 October 2017

Response to Prime Minister’s commitment on organ donation

NHSBT welcomes the commitment made in the Prime Minister's speech to increasing organ donation and transplantation

10 September 2017

Organ Donation Week spurs people into action

Thank you for all your support during Organ Donation Week 2017.

08 September 2017

The girl who saved and transformed more lives than any other organ donor

NHS and Blood and Transplant has identified the donor who saved or transformed the most lives ever through organ donation.

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