The NHS cord blood bank was set up in 1996 to collect, process, store and supply cord blood. Our work is for the sole purpose of providing a life saving product from something that is normally thrown away.
We are a public cord blood bank, are part of the NHS and it is free for you to donate your cord blood to us.
By donating your cord blood to us after the birth of your baby, you are making a voluntary donation that could help any patient who is in need of an unrelated cord blood transplant, in the UK or anywhere in the world.
Cord blood is only collected in hospitals where we have dedicated, trained staff. Currently these are Barnet General Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Watford General Hospital, St George's Hospital and University College Hospital.
Cord blood can be donated at Barnet General Hospital, Northwick Park Hospital, Luton & Dunstable Hospital,
St George's Hospital, Watford General Hospital
and University College Hospital.
Register now to donate