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12 October 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant eye banks 21% below levels needed

NHS Blood and Transplant reveals this World Sight Day (Thursday October 12) that its eye banks are 21% below the level needed supply hospitals. We are calling on more people to agree to donate their sight to meet the growing demand for corneas in the ageing population.

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04 October 2017

Response to Prime Minister’s commitment on organ donation

NHSBT welcomes the commitment made in the Prime Minister's speech to increasing organ donation and transplantation

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10 September 2017

Organ Donation Week spurs people into action

Thank you for all your support during Organ Donation Week 2017.

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08 September 2017

The girl who saved and transformed more lives than any other organ donor

NHS and Blood and Transplant has identified the donor who saved or transformed the most lives ever through organ donation.

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06 September 2017

Organ and tissue donation – a vital lesson that can help to save lives

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) wants to educate more young people about organ and tissue donation.

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01 September 2017

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families don’t know what relative wanted

More than three families a week are saying no to organ donation because they didn’t know what their relative wanted.

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08 August 2017

Organ Tree Ltd, offering payment for deceased organ donation

NHS Blood and Transplant has been made aware of a web based business, Organ Tree Ltd, offering payment for deceased organ donation. We have absolutely no association with this business.

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04 August 2017

Organ Donation Week 4-10 September 2017

Organ Donation Week 2017

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11 July 2017

More than 50,000 people now alive thanks to organ donation and transplant

The number of people currently known to be alive thanks to organ transplants has broken 50,000 for the first time.

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16 June 2017

Bristol Eye Bank opens with appeal for donors to meet shortage

Bristol’s new state of the art eye bank has officially opened today (June 14) with an appeal for more people from the city to give the gift of sight.



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