There are currently 298 people on the waiting list for a heart transplant compared to 240 people at the same time last year.
NHS Blood and Transplant has welcomed the launch of the Government’s consultation into a proposed opt-out organ donation system for England.
Organ Donation Week 2018 will take place from Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th September 2018.
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 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.
NHSBT welcomes the commitment made in the Prime Minister's speech to increasing organ donation and transplantation
Thank you for all your support during Organ Donation Week 2017.
NHS and Blood and Transplant has identified the donor who saved or transformed the most lives ever through organ donation.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) wants to educate more young people about organ and tissue donation.
More than three families a week are saying no to organ donation because they didn’t know what their relative wanted.