Organ donation law change awareness campaign launches
NHS Blood and Transplant launches a year-long national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law which comes into place next year, across England.
Living kidney transplantation funding initiative announced
Funding has been announced to encourage living kidney transplantation for people who may be without means or opportunity to engage because of their ethnicity, culture or socio-economic circumstances.
New partnership aims to reach potential donors as they make end of life arrangements
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.
Royal Free Hospital holds informative event around Max and Keira's Law
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.
Hundreds of thousands of viewers watch live kidney transplant
Televised kidney transplant highlights the importance of living kidney donation
Momentous day for organ donation as Max and Keira’s Law achieves Royal Assent
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.
UK’s living kidney sharing scheme to hit 1000th transplants milestone this week
Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list
Awards honour for ‘inspirational’ parents of three-year-old organ donor
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.
Professionals and volunteers recognised in organ donation and transplantation awards
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.
More young organ donors needed to save lives of children waiting
New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place