NHSBT Medical Director and organ donation champions honoured by Queen
Professor John Forsythe, NHS Blood and Transplant’s outgoing Medical Director for Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation has been awarded an OBE.
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.
The greatest gift this Christmas could be saving a life
NHS Blood and Transplant calls on families to talk about organ donation over the festive season.
Funding available to address shortage of donors amongst Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities
New funding has just been announced as part of the Government’s commitment to tackle health inequalities.
Rosemary Cox awarded the Pride of Britain Lifetime Achievement Award
Long-time organ donation campaigner and NHS Blood and Transplant supporter, Rosemary Cox, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Pride of Britain Awards.
Cornea recipient Shelley thanks her donor family for making an “incredible difference” to her life
Shortfall in cornea donors this World Sight Day means longer waits for patients like Shelley.
It's Black History Month
We'd like to say a big thank you to our Black donors and supporters.
Six months since Scotland moved to an opt out system
This Organ Donation Week marks six months since Scotland moved to an opt out system of organ and tissue donation.
Welsh organ donor families celebrate unveiling of sculpture
A sculpture has been unveiled at the Botanical Garden of Wales as part of Organ Donation Week. The special event was held to raise awareness of organ donation, and to recognise donor families in the Hywel Dda University Health Board area and across Wales.
‘Cheeky’ two year old, whose mum dreams of taking him to the park, waiting for a kidney transplant
Harvey is one of 200 children, currently predicted to be in need of a transplant across the UK this Organ Donation Week