Hi there, we see you're using OS, why not try our app?
Download
Skip to main content

News


Stay informed of our latest news and developments

If you need information for a story or an authoritative source, please contact our press office: 

 

liverpool-donor-centre-001.jpg
06 July 2020

Coronavirus update

How we're working to respond to the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Shannaz and Ahmed Bhayat.jpg
06 July 2020

One of the first COVID-19 convalescent plasma recipients supports donor appeal

One of the first people to receive COVID-19 convalescent plasma has spoken about their experience and urged people to donate.

dsc_1440.jpg
03 July 2020

Genomes front and centre of rare disease diagnosis

A study discovers novel genetic causes of rare diseases, leading to improved diagnosis and better patient care

Rajeev Verma donating plasma Bham 12 06 20.jpg
02 July 2020

100,000 people have now offered to donate COVID-19 convalescent plasma

We are appealing for more people to donate plasma for a national treatment trial.

Whole group photo.JPG
29 June 2020

Projects across England and Wales successfully promote organ donation amongst black and Asian communities

Approximately 211 events were delivered between November 2018 and June 2019 by projects funded by NHSBT's Community Investment Scheme, reaching around 130,000 people.

Simon Callon Liverpool DC 18 06 20 in chair websize.jpg
23 June 2020

Men make more coronavirus antibodies than women, making them better plasma donors

New analysis found men produce higher levels of COVID-19 plasma antibodies than women.

Rajeev Verma donating plasma Bham 12 06 20.jpg
17 June 2020

Asian donors more likely to have COVID-19 convalescent plasma which could save lives

People from Asian communities who have recovered from COVID-19 are more likely to have the antibody-rich convalescent plasma which can save lives, according to early analysis.

469820-11.jpg
17 June 2020

New text messages led to more than 10,000 people registering as COVID-19 plasma donors

New text messages from the national testing programme led to 10,370 people registering as potential COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors over Monday and Tuesday.

blood-test-tubes.jpg
09 June 2020

Blood samples used for coronavirus surveillance

Routine samples from blood donations are being made available to monitor the spread of coronavirus.

469720-18.jpg
08 June 2020

Superdrug nurses support major convalescent plasma programme

Nurses support programme in London, Manchester and Birmingham, as appeal for donors continue

DSC_0407.jpg
05 June 2020

Statement: Calling out racial injustice

We want to add our voice to the many around the world who are rightly calling out racial injustice.

To access articles older than those shown on these pages, please contact our press office on:

Tel: 01923 367600 (open 24 hours a day)
Email: pressoffice@nhsbt.nhs.uk



You may also be interested in