Heart transplant waiting list up by 24% this Christmas

Friday, 22 Dec 2017

There are currently 298 people on the waiting list for a heart transplant compared to 240 people at the same time last year.

Opt out consultation launched

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant has welcomed the launch of the Government’s consultation into a proposed opt-out organ donation system for England.

Save the date! Organ Donation Week 2018

Friday, 24 Nov 2017

Organ Donation Week 2018 will take place from Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th September 2018.

NHS Blood and Transplant encourages people to talk about organ donation during Interfaith Week

Thursday, 09 Nov 2017

Interfaith Week takes place between 12-19 November 2017. NHS Blood and Transplant is committed to working with the various faith communities to increase understanding of organ donation.

NHS Blood and Transplant eye banks 21% below levels needed

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant reveals this World Sight Day (Thursday October 12) that its eye banks are 21% below the level needed supply hospitals. We are calling on more people to agree to donate their sight to meet the growing demand for corneas in the ageing population.