Statement on HM Queen Elizabeth II
Statement from Peter Wyman, Chair, for and on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant
Longest surviving heart transplant patient in UK dies 38 years after receiving new heart
Steve Syer, the longest surviving single heart transplant patient in the UK, and a huge ambassador for organ donation in Gloucestershire, has died.
Commonwealth countries unite to increase organ donation and tackle health inequalities
43 Commonwealth countries and 19 national and international organisations have come together to share expertise in organ donation and transplantation and ultimately save more lives.
Turn the skies pink for Organ Donation Week
It will soon be Organ Donation Week and this year we want as many local landmarks and buildings around the country to light their skies pink to inspire people to add their name to the NHS Organ Donor Register.
NHS issues heartfelt plea for people to register their organ donation decision
Family consent rates dipped by 3% last year
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.
‘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.
Give Hope this Easter
Church leaders come together at Easter to address urgent need for organ and blood donors of Black heritage
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.
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.