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12 October 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant eye banks 21% below levels needed

This World Sight day NHSBT is calling on more people to agree to donate their sight to meet the growing demand

04 October 2017

Response to Prime Minister’s commitment on organ donation


02 October 2017

Early Cryoprecipitate in trauma- CRYOSTAT-2 trial commences

NHSBT’s clinical trials unit (CTU) is delighted to announce the commencement of a new multi-centre clinical trial investigating the use of early cryoprecipitate administration in trauma patients.

08 September 2017

Church campaign encourages more black donors

We are joining with black Christian churches across England, to encourage more black donors to register, and book an appointment and give blood.

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06 September 2017

Organ and tissue donation

A vital lesson that can help to save lives

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07 August 2017

Organ Tree Ltd, offering payment for deceased organ donation

NHS Blood and Transplant has been made aware of a web based business, Organ Tree Ltd, offering payment for deceased organ donation.

04 August 2017

Organ Donation Week 4-10 September 2017

Organ Donation Week 2017

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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.

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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