01 December 2022

Latest NHS advice on COVID-19 vaccine for patients and recipients

Transplant recipients and patients on the transplant waiting list should accept the offer of two doses of the vaccine for maximum protection against contracting or dying from COVID-19.

13 October 2022

Terminally ill Rosie vows to donate her corneas to give the gift of sight

72-year-old Rosie Harris, a long time hospice volunteer, decided to donate after learning she had terminal cancer 18 months ago.

01 October 2022

It's Black History Month

This Black History Month we’re celebrating the contribution people with Black heritage make to saving and improving lives in the organ donation and transplantation community.

26 September 2022

This Organ Donation Week, talk about organ donation and register your decision

Almost 10,000 people in the UK are in need of a lifesaving transplant.

08 September 2022

Statement on HM Queen Elizabeth II

Statement from Peter Wyman, Chair, for and on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant

18 August 2022

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.

05 August 2022

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.

27 July 2022

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.

13 July 2022

NHS issues heartfelt plea for people to register their organ donation decision

Family consent rates dipped by 3% last year

20 May 2022

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.

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