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11 December 2017

B Positive Choir and Lurine Cato say 'Rise up and Give Blood'

The NHS B Positive Choir and gospel sensation Lurine Cato launch Rise Up, to encourage more people to Rise Up and be counted as blood donors.

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12 December 2017

Opt out consultation launched

NHS Blood and Transplant welcomes ‘opt out’ consultation and urges a national conversation about organ donation to save lives

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28 November 2017

Blood donation rules have changed

The rules on blood donation in England have changed. They give more people the opportunity to donate blood without affecting the safety of the blood supply.

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24 November 2017

Save the date! Organ Donation Week 2018

We are delighted to announce the dates for Organ Donation Week 2018 - Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th September.

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09 November 2017

NHS Blood and Transplant encourages people to talk about organ donation during Interfaith Week

Interfaith Week takes place between 12-19 November 2017. NHS Blood and Transplant is committed to working with the various faith communities to increase understanding of organ donation.

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06 November 2017

Partnership with Team Margot to educate primary school students about giving to help others

The Giving to Help Others programme has been designed for school children aged 5-11 to introduce them to the various forms of life-saving donation.

13 October 2017

MOBO partners with us to launch B Positive choir

For the second year running NHS Blood and Transplant and the MOBO Awards will be working together

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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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