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Hindu and Jain communities spread light through Diwali arts competition
To celebrate Diwali and raise awareness of organ donation, we have joined forces with the Jain and Hindu Organ Donation Steering Group to introduce a national arts competition promoting organ donation as part of the festivities.
UK awards for excellence in organ and tissue donation and transplantation
Nominations for the 2021 awards recognising excellence in organ and tissue donation and transplantation are open until 14th December.
More blood plasma donors needed as hospital use rapidly rises
New figures show the rising need for people who have had COVID to donate blood plasma.
COVID plasma donor meets his recipient
The first person to receive blood plasma in the NHS Blood and Transplant COVID-19 treatment trial has given an emotional thank you to the donor who may have helped save her life.
First person to donate plasma after receiving plasma for COVID
A COVID survivor has become the first person in England to receive convalescent plasma treatment and then donate convalescent plasma himself.
Funding to promote blood and organ donation among BAME communities
New funding totalling £600,000 has been announced as part of the Government’s commitment to tackle health inequalities.
14 new donor centres for world’s largest randomised COVID-19 plasma trial
NHS Blood and Transplant is (NHSBT) opening 14 more blood plasma donation centres to urgently collect plasma for COVID-19 treatment trials and potential general use in hospitals.
Blood plasma donor appeal as Liverpool enters lockdown
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people in Liverpool and Merseyside who’ve had coronavirus during the current lockdown to register as blood plasma donors.
Join us in celebrating Ada Lovelace Day 2020
NHS Blood and Transplant Women’s Network is celebrating Ada Lovelace Day on 13 October 2020 and we invite you to join us.
First person to hit 10 donations of blood plasma for COVID treatment
A former fighter has become the first person to donate 10 times into NHS Blood and Transplant’s convalescent plasma programme.
Father of 29-year-old nurse who died of COVID-19 is now donating convalescent plasma
A father has donated convalescent plasma for use as coronavirus treatment eight times after his daughter died from the virus.
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