Lynda Hamlyn wins Health Service Journal Chief Executive of the Year and awarded CBE for services to healthcare in the New Year's Honours 2014.
Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020 - a UK Strategy - launched with the backing of the four UK health ministers, setting out action to achieve world class performance in organ donation and transplantation.
The Human Transplantation (Wales) Bill passed by the National Assembly for Wales with the new law due to be come into effect in 2015.
NHS achieves ground breaking 50% increase in deceased organ donors, the challenge set by the Organ Donation Taskforce in 2008
Chairman Bill Fullagar retires and John Pattullo is appointed as new Chairman of NHSBT
Lynda Hamlyn becomes first woman elected to European Blood Alliance (EBA) Executive.
Blood donor recognised in the Queen's Awards, generously accepting an MBE on behalf of all loyal blood donors.
NHSBT wins Health Service Journal (HSJ) award for Operational Improvement Programme (OIP) which enabled the NHS to release £10 million a year back into front-line services.
Bio Products Laboratory transfers to Department of Health, becoming BPL Ltd, which along with DCI Biologicals Inc forms Plasma Resources UK Ltd
First National Blood Week, resulted in 20,000 new donors, 98,000 appointments and won several national awards.
A record 3,706 transplants were carried out in the UK in 2009/10 a 5% increase from previous year.
Care Quality Commission rates NHSBT 'excellent' in annual health check – the highest standard achievable.
One donor line number 0300 123 23 23 launches for organ and blood donors - available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Lynda Hamlyn appointed NHSBT Chief Executive.
Organ Donation Taskforce Report published recommending actions intended to increase organ donation by 50% within five years
Filton Blood Centre in Bristol opens its doors and is the world's largest blood centre capable of testing up to 1m units of blood every year.
NHS Blood and Transplant established following the merger of NBS and UK Transplant also including Bio Products Laboratory (BPL)
NBS was one of the founder members of the Alliance of Blood Operators, with USA, Canada and Australia.
UK Transplant takes over from UKTSSA with new, extended remit to increase organ donation rates.
National Blood Service is a founder member of the European Blood Alliance (EBA).
National Blood Service celebrates 50 years
NHS Organ Donor Register established.
UK Transplant Service became an NHS special health authority and was renamed the United Kingdom Transplant Support Service Authority (UKTSSA).
NTTRL and NOMDS merge to form the UK Transplant Service.
National Organ Matching and Distribution Service (NOMDS) was founded.
National Tissue Typing and Reference Laboratory (NTTRL) was established at Southmead Hospital Bristol.
Blood Transfusion Service launched becoming National Blood Service (NBS).