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17 January 2022

Don’t ditch the New Year resolution, switch it!

Make a difference by registering as a blood or organ donor.

14 January 2022

Channel 4 documentary to feature amazing organ donation and transplant stories

Geordie Hospital is a new series for Channel 4 based in Newcastle Hospitals, which includes the Freeman Hospital, a transplant unit.

05 January 2022

NHSBT Medical Director and organ donation champions honoured by Queen

Professor John Forsythe, NHS Blood and Transplant’s outgoing Medical Director for Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation has been awarded an OBE.

17 December 2021

Latest NHS advice on COVID-19 vaccine for patients and recipients

Transplant recipients and patients on the transplant waiting list should accept the offer of two doses of the vaccine for maximum protection against contracting or dying from COVID-19.

15 December 2021

The greatest gift this Christmas could be saving a life

NHS Blood and Transplant calls on families to talk about organ donation over the festive season.

08 December 2021

Funding available to address shortage of donors amongst Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

New funding has just been announced as part of the Government’s commitment to tackle health inequalities.

05 November 2021

Rosemary Cox awarded the Pride of Britain Lifetime Achievement Award

Long-time organ donation campaigner and NHS Blood and Transplant supporter, Rosemary Cox, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Pride of Britain Awards.

14 October 2021

Cornea recipient Shelley thanks her donor family for making an “incredible difference” to her life

Shortfall in cornea donors this World Sight Day means longer waits for patients like Shelley.

01 October 2021

It's Black History Month

We'd like to say a big thank you to our Black donors and supporters.

27 September 2021

Six months since Scotland moved to an opt out system

This Organ Donation Week marks six months since Scotland moved to an opt out system of organ and tissue donation.



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