NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is a Special Health Authority, dedicated to saving and improving lives through the wide range of services we provide to the NHS. Our ambition is to be the best organisation of our type in the world.
We are proud to provide a safe and reliable supply of blood components, diagnostic services and stem cell services to hospitals in England and North Wales and tissues and solid organs to hospitals across the UK. We are grateful to our donors who generously provide the donations vital to so many patients. We are proud to support altruistic donation and in 2012/13 our donors contributed: 1.9 million units of blood, 4,208 organs, 5,800 tissue donations, 2,000 banked cord blood units, 188 adult stem cell donations. These precious donations helped save and improve thousands of lives.
We collect blood from voluntary donors across England and North Wales. We deliver to hospitals in England and North Wales a range of life saving blood products
Donation of organs enable about 2,700 people to take on a new lease of life every year.
Providing a portfolio of specialist Tissue, Stem Cell and Diagnostic Services and Specialist Therapeutic Services
Leading an innovative, cohesive high quality programme of research and development.
Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020
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NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) collects, tests, processes,
stores and delivers blood, plasma and tissue to every NHS
Trust in England and North Wales.