NHS patients in England are to become some of the first in the world to benefit from publicly-funded pioneering hand and upper arm transplants.
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.
Comedian Russell Howard lends his support to NHS Blood and Transplant’s Organ Donation Campaign, "The Wait"
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 – soft ‘opt-out’ system comes into force