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14 December 2015

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

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.

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01 December 2015

Landmark day for organ donation law in Wales – soft ‘opt-out’ system comes into force

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.

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20 November 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant reveals nearly 49,000 people in the UK have had to wait for a transplant in the last decade

Almost 49,000 people in the UK have endured the wait for an organ transplant in the last 10 years and over 6,000, including 270 children, have died before receiving the transplant they desperately needed, new statistics reveal.

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06 October 2015

Call for black blood and organ donors to ‘Be There’ for their community

Call for black blood and organ donors to ‘Be There’ for their community

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28 September 2015

Publicity about UK’s youngest organ donor prompted millions to think and talk about organ donation

Publicity about UK’s youngest organ donor prompted millions to think and talk about organ donation

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07 September 2015

National Transplant Week

Nation urged to break silence on organ donation and Say Yes I Donate this National Transplant Week (7th - 13th September 2015)

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20 July 2015

Call for everyone in the UK to discuss organ donation as the number of deceased organ donors in the UK drops for the first time in more than a decade

Call for everyone in the UK to discuss organ donation as the number of deceased organ donors in the UK drops for the first time in more than a decade

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09 July 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant launches new Organ Donor Register

NHS Blood and Transplant launches new Organ Donor Register

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28 May 2015

Review report makes recommendations to future proof the National Organ Retrieval Service

The review of the National Organ Retrieval Service, commissioned by NHS Blood and Transplant on behalf of all four UK countries, has published its report and recommendations.

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08 May 2015

Donor families honoured at Ely Cathedral

Donor families honoured at Ely Cathedral



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