News

21 November 2019

Sharing your organ donation decision made easier

NHS Blood and Transplant is making it easier for people to share their organ donation decision with friends and family when they record a decision on the NHS Organ Donor Register.

14 November 2019

Need for more organ donors, to help patients with diabetes

Mum and daughters, all affected by Type 1 diabetes, call on more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register and share decision with friends and family.

08 November 2019

This Inter Faith Week, talk about organ donation and register your decision

This Inter Faith Week (10 - 17 November), NHS Blood and Transplant is encouraging people to think about organ donation within the context of their faith or belief.

29 October 2019

Pass it On: communicating the law change in languages other than English

It is vital that anybody living in England who is eligible to become an organ donor is made aware of the change in law, and is able to make a fully informed decision about their choices.

25 October 2019

NHS Organ Donation Register reaches 25-year milestone

Fittingly, there are now nearly 25 million people on the NHS Organ Donor Register and more than 20,000 lives have potentially been saved or transformed thanks to its introduction.

22 October 2019

Organ donation process explained on BBC news

More than 3,000 people registered their organ donation decision after a BBC news report.

22 October 2019

Black community has highest ratio of patients waiting for a transplant to organ donors

For every black deceased donor last year, there were 31 black patients in need of an organ.

17 October 2019

Hindu and Jain communities show support for organ donation this Diwali

A special message on organ donation is being sent by Hindu and Jain community leaders and patients during this year’s Diwali festival (Sun 27 October).

10 October 2019

Cornea donation myths dispelled

On World Sight Day, NHS Blood and Transplant is dispelling five common myths around cornea donation and encouraging people to give the gift of sight.

03 October 2019

European Organ Donation Day: 12th October

NHS Blood and Transplant, the UK’s national organ donation organisation, hosts the 20th European Organ Donation Day in London and is looking forward to welcoming all delegates from the 47 member countries of the Council of Europe.



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