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Jersey organ donation law change comes into effect
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.
Jains support change in law on organ donation
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.
Organ donation law change gains Scottish Parliament support
Once Royal Assent is granted, Scotland will join Wales, England and Jersey in moving to an opt out system.
Two of the NHSBT team receive MBEs
Lesley Logan and Shibu Chacko were recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list
First person to donate lifesaving blood stem cells in new stem cell partnership
A specialist medical unit in Sheffield is now enabling more people to help save lives all over the world.
Organ donation law change awareness campaign launches
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.
The Chair of the Infected Blood Inquiry welcomes NHS Blood and Transplant’s decision to waive legal privilege
We will waive Legal Professional Privilege for information held by NHSBT in respect of the Infected Blood Inquiry Terms of Reference
NHS Blood and Transplant hosts conference to set blood transfusion priorities
NHS Blood and Transplant is today (26 March) hosting a conference to set the priorities for blood transfusion for the next five years.
Momentous day for organ donation as Max and Keira’s Law achieves Royal Assent
Max and Keira’s Law, also known as the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill 2017-19, or 'opt-out’ bill, has today been granted Royal Assent, giving formal confirmation that the Bill will now become law.
UK’s living kidney sharing scheme to hit 1000th transplants milestone this week
Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list
Awards honour for ‘inspirational’ parents of three-year-old organ donor
A couple committed to raising awareness of organ donation in memory of their young son have been recognised in the first UK Awards for Excellence in Organ Donation and Transplantation.
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