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It has been announced that Corinne Hutton, a quadruple amputee from Renfrewshire in Scotland, has received a double hand transplant after a five year wait.
Professor Armitage, a head of research and development in our Tissue and Eye Services department, is named in the New Year Honours list for services to corneal transplantation.
England’s biggest blood donation centre in the heart of London has been expanded and will reopen on Christmas Eve
A new option added to the NHS Organ Donor Register has been developed to give reassurance about how organ donation can go ahead in line with a person’s faith or beliefs.
Zainab Mughal, aged two, has one of the rarest blood types in the world, which makes it difficult to treat her condition.
New figures released by the Welsh Government show for the first time a significant increase in the donation after brain stem death (DBD) consent rates in Wales (88.2%) when compared to England (73.3%).
NHS Blood and Transplant is pleased to confirm the appointment of Betsy Bassis as its new Chief Executive.
We have embarked on a three-year project to produce a universal plasma filtration system that will mean patients who need transfusions won’t have to wait for blood-matched plasma.
This Inter Faith Week (11-18 November)1 NHS Blood and Transplant is encouraging people across the different faiths to help dispel myths and misconceptions by talking about organ donation.
Fewer platelet transfusions will prevent death or major bleeding in 7 out of 100 premature neonates with severe thrombocytopenia.
NHS Blood and Transplant has opened a new and improved new blood donor centre in Leicester with an urgent appeal for more than 5,900 new blood donors by 2020.
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