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Appeal for Teeside people who were hospitalised with COVID to donate blood plasma
NHS Blood and Transplant needs more people from Teeside who were in hospital with COVID-19 to donate blood plasma.
New Therapeutic Apheresis Services Unit opens at Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Liverpool
New unit opened at state-of-the-art cancer centre in Liverpool.
Welsh Health Minister celebrates that ‘Opt-out organ donation scheme has transformed lives’
Five years ago Wales led the way in the UK by introducing a soft opt-out system of organ donation.
Transfusion 2024: A five-year strategy to make transfusion care safer across NHS
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) and the National Blood Transfusion Committee (NBTC) have published the Transfusion 2024 report for NHS providers and other key stakeholders today (3 December).
Appeal for more seriously ill COVID survivors to donate plasma
New data shows only 5% agree despite making best donors
NHSBT and The African and Caribbean Leukemia Trust host live event promoting donation within BAME communities
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) and The African and Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) host a Facebook Live event.
Consent rates strong six months on from introduction of Max and Keira’s Law
Friday 20 November marks six months since Max and Keira’s Law (Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2020) came into effect in England and saw the country shift to an ‘opt out’ system for organ donation.
Wasps player donates at Coventry’s new Ricoh Arena donor centre for COVID-19 plasma trial
NHS Blood and Transplant has opened the doors of its new plasma donation centre at Ricoh Arena in Coventry, and has issued an urgent call to anyone who has had COVID-19 to register as a donor.
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.
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