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24 January 2018

Essex woman appears on The One Show to explain how it inspired her husband to save five lives

Nicola Newnes, a mum of two from Basildon in Essex, appeared on The One Show tonight to reveal how the show inspired her husband to save lives.

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11 January 2018

Make a #Date2Donate in 2018 to give blood

NHS Blood and Transplant is asking young people in 2018 to make a regular Date2Donate to give blood.

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05 January 2018

One in five people on the national transplant waiting list live in London

We want to let Londoners know that ‘Words Save Lives’ – with an appeal for people in London and surrounding areas to talk openly about organ donation.

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02 January 2018

Make a resolution in 2018 that changes someone else’s life

This year 131,569 people registered to give blood for the first time - will you join them in 2018 and help to save lives?

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22 December 2017

Heart transplant waiting list up by 24% this Christmas

The number of people spending Christmas on the heart transplant waiting list is 24% higher than it was last Christmas.

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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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11 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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01 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.

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