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Better Left Unsaid

Monday, 08 Feb 2016

On Valentine’s Day some things are better left unsaid. And some things aren’t.

Families saying no to donation results in missed transplant opportunities for UK patients

Friday, 15 Jan 2016

More than 500 families in the UK have said no to organ donation taking place since 1 April 2010 despite knowing or being informed their relative was on the NHS Organ Donor Register and wanted to donate.

Russell Howard donates his voice for "The Wait"

Thursday, 17 Dec 2015

Comedian Russell Howard lends his support to NHS Blood and Transplant’s Organ Donation Campaign, "The Wait"

Tinder joins forces with the NHS to raise awareness among young people of the importance of organ donation

Monday, 14 Dec 2015

Over the next two weeks, Tinder, the world’s most popular app for meeting new people, is partnering with NHS Blood and Transplant to draw attention to a different kind of search for a match – the challenging wait for a donor match.

Landmark day for organ donation law in Wales

Tuesday, 01 Dec 2015

Today, Tuesday 1st December 2015, a new law covering organ and tissue donation in Wales comes into force and a soft ‘opt-out’ system is introduced.