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26 January 2022

Funding boost to tackle health inequalities and promote living kidney donation amongst Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

Seven projects have been successful in receiving a share of £100,000 funding.

25 January 2022

Planning underway for Organ Donation Week

Monday 19th – Sunday 25th September 2022

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.



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