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14 June 2017

Scientific review offers chance for more people to give blood

The Government has today announced changes to the rules on blood donation in England.

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04 June 2017

Response to London incident

Our thoughts are with everyone affected in London. We have all the blood hospitals currently need and no urgent donations are required.

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25 May 2017

Response to Manchester incident

Statement from Mike Stredder, Director of Blood Donation at NHS Blood and Transplant.

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24 April 2017

Millie Banerjee appointed as Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant

Millie Banerjee has been appointed as Chair of NHS Blood and Transplant for four years from 1 June 2017 after John Pattullo`s tenure expires.

24 March 2018

Major breakthrough in the manufacture of red blood cells

Researchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells.

09 March 2017

Waiting time to kidney transplant down 18% but shortage of donors still costing lives

The waiting time to a kidney transplant has dropped by 18% over the past five years, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced, to mark World Kidney Day, Thursday March 9.

01 March 2017

NHS initiative drives blood and organ donation in Hillingdon

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant are working together to promote organ and blood donation to people throughout Hillingdon.

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07 February 2017

Would you give a kidney, rather than your heart, this Valentine's Day?

A new campaign launched today by NHS Blood and Transplant and partner charity, Give a Kidney, calls on people across the UK to consider transforming lives by donating a kidney to someone in need, be they a stranger, friend or loved one.

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22 December 2016

Parents share heartfelt letter honouring baby son who gave life through organ donation

THE parents of a Kenyan-American baby boy who became the UK`s youngest lung donor have written a heartfelt letter honouring their son and sharing their experience as parents of an organ donor.

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21 December 2016

Change to NHSBT pricing of products in 2017/18 and introduction of universal screening for Hepatitis E

Due to a prolonged drop in demand for blood and a need to invest in IT systems which should unlock future efficiencies, NHSBT is having to increase the price of blood charged to hospitals.

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19 December 2016

Lord Jonathan Oates appointed as a non-executive director to NHS Blood and Transplant

NHS Blood and Transplant is pleased to announce the appointment of Lord Jonathan Oates as a non-executive director for 3 years from 1 March 2017.

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