How we help
Our purpose is to save and improve lives
Our service helps many people in need, including:
- Transfusion patients: transfusions can help people with cancer and anaemia, those who lose blood through surgery or childbirth, and people with rare diseases and immune disorders
- Transplant patients: we provide on-going support for donors and their families, and are working to increase donations to meet patient demand
- Global aid: our international service brings our experience and expertise to countries around the world
Find out how we're changing lives
See how we're fulfilling our mission to save and improve as many lives as possible. Plus read amazing patient and donor stories.
See our service developments
See how digital advancements and improved techniques are transforming our service and increasing efficiency.
View our latest scientific discoveries
Our pioneering research is pushing boundaries and expanding medical knowledge in patient treatments and donor care.
Explore our advanced therapies
Advanced therapies seek to regenerate, repair or replace damaged cells or tissue. Find out what this means for our service.
See how we support donor families
NHS Blood and Transplant's Donor Family Care Service offers help and guidance to families who have supported organ and tissue donation after the death of a loved one.