A father who donated a kidney to his two-year-old son is one of the first people to become a living donor through a project to increase living kidney donation among black, Asian and ethnic minority communities.
In alignment with our 2020 strategy, NHSBT is developing a volunteer programme to empower individuals to promote education and awareness of organ donation in their communities.
Having discovered there was no UK-wide central register of people who wanted to donate, the Cox family led a public campaign for an organ donor register in memory of Peter Cox who died aged 24 and became a donor.
NHS Blood and Transplant needs around 60 heart valve donations a month to meet clinical demand, but is currently only getting around 40 donations, according to latest figures.
NHS Blood and Transplant has appointed Dale Gardiner as the UK’s new national Clinical Lead for Organ Donation.
For the first year ever, more than 1,500 people in the UK have donated their organs after they died and this means that more people than ever have had a transplant to transform their life.
NHS Blood and Transplant has warned of a worrying decline in living kidney donation as new figures hit an eight year low.
Teachers are being urged to use organ donation teaching resources to help pupils contribute to the Government’s consultation into an ‘opt out’ organ donation system
From Monday morning (19th) until Friday evening (23rd), Anthony Clarkson - the Assistant Director of Organ Donation and Nursing - will be guest editing the account
Moonpig, the leading online card and gift retailer, has partnered with NHS Blood and Transplant for the first time to launch a limited-edition range of cards with the potential to save lives.