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Forty years on from the UK’s first successful heart transplant at Royal Papworth Hospital, the surgeon and the patient’s son were reunited.
NHS Blood and Transplant is working on a new project aimed at helping to tackle a shortfall in the number of people willing to consent to eye donation.
New figures published today by NHS Blood and Transplant in the annual Organ Donation and Transplantation Activity Report show that last year, 1,600 people in the UK donated their organs after they died
New funding available for projects to break down barriers to donation in black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic communities
All adults in Jersey will now be considered to have agreed to be an organ donor when they die unless they have opted out, making the decision not to donate.
Jain leaders gathered to support the upcoming change in law on organ donation in England and to explain the change to members of the community.
Once Royal Assent is granted, Scotland will join Wales, England and Jersey in moving to an opt out system.
Lesley Logan and Shibu Chacko were recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list
A specialist medical unit in Sheffield is now enabling more people to help save lives all over the world.
NHS Blood and Transplant launches a year-long national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law which comes into place next year, across England.
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