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.
Planning underway for Organ Donation Week
Monday 19th – Sunday 25th September 2022
Don’t ditch the New Year resolution, switch it!
Make a difference by registering as a blood or organ donor.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.