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Blood donation teams train with 'night vision' technology
NHS Blood and Transplant is now using vein scanners to help train donor carers to carry out venepunctures for blood donation.
A precious gift as funeral directors sign up as blood and organ donors
Henry Ison & Sons Funeral Directors encouraged all staff members across its five branches in Coventry, Kenilworth and Leamington Spa to register as organ and blood donors.
Love Island finalist Curtis Pritchard gives blood on ITV's Lorraine
Curtis donated on ITV’s Lorraine to raise awareness of the need for young people to register and donate.
Wendy Clark appointed as Chief Digital and Information Officer
Wendy Clark has been appointed as the new Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) for NHS Blood and Transplant and will be joining the organisation on 6 January.
NHS Organ Donation Register reaches 25-year milestone
Fittingly, there are now nearly 25 million people on the NHS Organ Donor Register and more than 20,000 lives have potentially been saved or transformed thanks to its introduction.
Organ donation process explained on BBC news
More than 3,000 people registered their organ donation decision after a BBC news report.
Black community has highest ratio of patients waiting for a transplant to organ donors
For every black deceased donor last year, there were 31 black patients in need of an organ.
Let's make this Black History Month another record for blood donor sign-ups
More than 1,500 black people signed up as new donors last Black History Month following an NHS Blood and Transplant appeal.
Young people have the biggest gender gap in blood donation
Women aged 17-34 are almost twice as likely to donate than men the same age.
Hindu and Jain communities show support for organ donation this Diwali
A special message on organ donation is being sent by Hindu and Jain community leaders and patients during this year’s Diwali festival (Sun 27 October).
Cornea donation myths dispelled
On World Sight Day, NHS Blood and Transplant is dispelling five common myths around cornea donation and encouraging people to give the gift of sight.
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