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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.
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.
Statement on HM Queen Elizabeth II
Statement from Peter Wyman, Chair, for and on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant
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.
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.
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.
NHS issues heartfelt plea for people to register their organ donation decision
Family consent rates dipped by 3% last year despite a rise in potential donor referrals
First patient randomised into ‘super donor’ plasma trial
The first UK patient has been treated in reopened trial which will seek to confirm evidence that plasma from recovered 'super donors’ benefits immunosuppressed people with coronavirus.
National Blood Week: One million new blood donors needed over next 5 years
One million more blood donors are needed over the next five years to ensure patients receive the right type of blood to save and improve their lives, with a particular need for Black African, Black Caribbean and younger donors.
New non-executive director appointment
Professor Charles Craddock has been appointed as non-executive director at NHSBT for three years, with effect from Wednesday, 8 June.
Family urges people to confirm their organ donation decision two years on from law change
People are encouraged to speak with family about their decision and register via the NHS Organ Donor Register or NHS app.
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