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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.

13 July 2022

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

30 June 2022

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.

13 June 2022

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.

10 June 2022

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.

20 May 2022

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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