Would you give a kidney, rather than your heart, this Valentine’s Day?
A new campaign launched today by NHS Blood and Transplant and partner charity, Give a Kidney, calls on people across the UK to consider transforming lives by donating a kidney to someone in need, be they a stranger, friend or loved one.
We hope people have been inspired by Phil Mitchell’s transplant in EastEnders
This Christmas Day, Phil Mitchell in EastEnders has received a transplant from an anonymous deceased donor
How I helped EastEnders - blog by liver patient Monira Khanom
The hardest part of my liver failing was telling my children.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.