News

People with HIV have donated organs to others with the condition

Thursday, 05 May 2016

NHS Blood and Transplant has recently released figures that show that a small number of people with HIV in the UK have helped benefit patients living with HIV after their deaths by donating their organs.

TV stars ask people to say 'I'm on it'

Monday, 11 Apr 2016

NHS Blood and Transplant and Blood cancer charity ACLT (AfricanCaribbean Leukaemia Trust) have teamed up to launch a new campaign film.

National memorial recognises thousands of lifesaving donors

Thursday, 07 Apr 2016

A national memorial paying tribute to the tens of thousands of organ and tissue donors across the UK who have saved and transformed lives is being unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Statement on media coverage of recent Lancet paper on stem cell treatment

Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016

Following the recent publication of a paper in the Lancet about stem cell treatment for patients with heart failure, it was reported in the press that this treatment had potential be an alternative to transplant.

Ethical arguments around euthanasia and organ donation

Friday, 01 Apr 2016

A journal article published in the Journal of Medical Ethics written by researchers in Belgium and the Netherlands discusses the ethical arguments around organ donation following euthanasia.