News

New clinical head of organ donation for NHS Blood and Transplant

Friday, 04 May 2018

NHS Blood and Transplant has appointed Dale Gardiner as the UK’s new national Clinical Lead for Organ Donation.

Record number of organ donors and highest increase in 28 years

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

For the first year ever, more than 1,500 people in the UK have donated their organs after they died and this means that more people than ever have had a transplant to transform their life.

Warning as living kidney donations hit near decade low

Thursday, 08 Mar 2018

NHS Blood and Transplant has warned of a worrying decline in living kidney donation as new figures hit an eight year low.

Teachers can give pupils a voice on the organ donation ‘opt out’ consultation after surge in interest

Friday, 23 Feb 2018

Teachers are being urged to use organ donation teaching resources to help pupils contribute to the Government’s consultation into an ‘opt out’ organ donation system

NHS Blood and Transplant assistant director guest curating @NHS Twitter account

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

From Monday morning (19th) until Friday evening (23rd), Anthony Clarkson - the Assistant Director of Organ Donation and Nursing - will be guest editing the account