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02 December 2022

New funding for local charities and community groups announced

£700,000 to address the shortage of organ, blood and stem cell donors from Black, Asian and mixed ethnic backgrounds has been announced.

28 November 2022

Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” star Danai Gurira urges people of Black heritage to donate blood

The star has released an inspiring video appeal in support of the NHS campaign for more people of Black Caribbean and Black African heritage to donate blood.

07 November 2022

First ever clinical trial of laboratory grown red blood cells being transfused into another person

Red blood cells that have been grown in a laboratory have now been transfused into another person in a world first clinical trial.

02 November 2022

NHS teams up with Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

NHS Blood and Transplant is teaming up with Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in a huge boost to its new campaign to recruit more Black heritage blood donors.

06 October 2022

Record demand for blood donations to help sickle cell patients prompts urgent call for more donors of Black heritage

The NHS is making an urgent call for more blood donors of Black heritage as new figures reveal a record 250 donations are now needed every day to treat sickle cell, the fastest growing genetic condition in the UK.

27 September 2022

NHS scientists discover new blood group system

Scientists from NHS Blood and Transplant and the University of Bristol have discovered a new blood group system.

26 September 2022

This Organ Donation Week, talk about organ donation and register your decision

Almost 10,000 people in the UK are in need of a lifesaving transplant.

08 September 2022

Statement on HM Queen Elizabeth II

Statement from Peter Wyman, Chair, for and on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant

21 August 2022

Statement on Sunday Times article

Statement from NHS Blood and Transplant Chair Peter Wyman over allegations of bullying and racism within NHS Blood and Transplant.

05 August 2022

Commonwealth countries unite to increase organ donation and tackle health inequalities

43 Commonwealth countries and 19 national and international organisations have come together to share expertise in organ donation and transplantation and ultimately save more lives.

29 July 2022

NHSBT Business Plan 2022/23 launches

The NHS Blood and Transplant Business Plan for 2022/23 represents the first year of delivery against the NHSBT Strategy, setting out how we will most effectively fulfil our ambition to save and improve even more lives in the years ahead.

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