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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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06 June 2017

First patient transplanted under new urgent and superurgent lung allocation scheme

These new schemes have been introduced to help make sure patients who are in most need of the donor lungs are prioritised.

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28 March 2017

Tables turned on football funnyman Jimmy Bullard …by 11-year-old kidney recipient

Former footballer, turned pundit and manager, Jimmy Bullard is used to tackling tricky questions around the game, which for some is matter of life and death. But he had the tables turned on him when a child who has had a kidney transplant grilled him not just on football, but a real matter of life and death - organ donation.

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09 March 2017

Waiting time to kidney transplant down 18% but shortage of donors still costing lives

The waiting time to a kidney transplant has dropped by 18% over the past five years, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced, to mark World Kidney Day, Thursday March 9.

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01 March 2017

NHS initiative drives blood and organ donation in Hillingdon

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant are working together to promote organ and blood donation to people throughout Hillingdon.

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07 February 2017

Would you give a kidney, rather than your heart, this Valentine’s Day?

A new campaign launched today by NHS Blood and Transplant and partner charity, Give a Kidney, calls on people across the UK to consider transforming lives by donating a kidney to someone in need, be they a stranger, friend or loved one.



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