NHS Blood and Transplant has teamed up with Rest Assured Funeral Plans to give its customers the opportunity to join the Organ Donation Register as they plan their funerals.
An informative event on Max and Keira’s Law and what it means for faith groups and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities (BAME) communities was held at the Royal Free Hospital on 27 March.
Televised kidney transplant highlights the importance of living kidney donation
Max and Keira’s Law, also known as the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill 2017-19, or 'opt-out’ bill, has today been granted Royal Assent, giving formal confirmation that the Bill will now become law.
Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list
A couple committed to raising awareness of organ donation in memory of their young son have been recognised in the first UK Awards for Excellence in Organ Donation and Transplantation.
Outstanding professionals and volunteers in the field of organ donation and transplantation from across the UK have been honoured in the first awards of their kind.
New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place
Introduction of a new opt-out system for organ and tissue donation in England looks likely to become law in the next few days.
Three moving stories of organ donation and transplantation were told in last night’s (7 February 2019) episode of the BBC series ‘Hospital', after which we saw a huge increase in people signing up to be organ donors.