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23 July 2017

Scientific review offers chance for more people to give blood

The Government has today announced changes to the rules on blood donation in England.

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20 June 2017

#ImThere campaign calls for new black donors to give blood and save lives

NHS Blood and Transplant launches new campaign #ImThere (I’m there) to inspire new donors to come forward, register and donate.

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14 June 2017

Response to West London incident

We have all the blood that hospitals need following the fire in West London. Thanks to our loyal donors who give blood throughout the year no urgent donations are required.

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19 June 2017

Chief Nurse awarded OBE for services to nursing

Catherine Howell, Chief Nurse Diagnostic and Therapeutic Services, NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) has been awarded an OBE in recognition of her services to nursing.

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04 June 2017

Response to London incident

Our thoughts are with everyone affected in London. We have all the blood hospitals currently need and no urgent donations are required.

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25 May 2017

Response to Manchester incident

Statement from Mike Stredder, Director of Blood Donation at NHS Blood and Transplant.

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24 March 2017

Millie Banerjee appointed as Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant

Millie Banerjee has been appointed as Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant for four years from 1 June 2017 after John Pattullo`s tenure expires.

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24 March 2017

Major breakthrough in the manufacture of red blood cells

Researchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells.

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19 March 2017

Waiting time to kidney transplant down 18% but shortage of donors still costing lives

The waiting time to a kidney transplant has dropped by 18% over the past five years, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced, to mark World Kidney Day, Thursday March 9.

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01 March 2017

NHS initiative drives blood and organ donation in Hillingdon

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant are working together to promote organ and blood donation to people throughout Hillingdon.

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07 February 2017

Would you give a kidney, rather than your heart, this Valentine's Day?

A new campaign launched today by NHS Blood and Transplant and partner charity, Give a Kidney, calls on people across the UK to consider transforming lives by donating a kidney to someone in need, be they a stranger, friend or loved one.



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