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Professionals and volunteers recognised at organ donation and transplantation awards
Outstanding professionals and volunteers in the field of organ donation and transplantation from across the UK have been honoured in the first awards of their kind.
More young organ donors needed to save lives of children waiting
New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place
Statement on proposed opt out organ donation legislation for England
Introduction of a new opt-out system for organ donation in England looks likely to become law in the next few days.
Helen Fridell and Piers White appointed as non-executive directors to NHS Blood and Transplant
NHS Blood and Transplant is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Fridell and Piers White as non-executive directors for three years from 18 February 2019.
NHS Blood and Transplant appoints new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation
NHS Blood and Transplant is pleased to confirm the appointment of Anthony Clarkson as its new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation.
Funding boost to help promote organ donation among black and Asian communities
Twenty-five projects which aim to encourage people from black, Asian and minority ethnic organ backgrounds to become organ donors have secured funding from a Community Investment Scheme.
Save the date! Organ Donation Week 2019
We are delighted to announce that Organ Donation Week 2019 launches on Monday 2nd September.
Delight as campaigner receives double hand transplant
It has been announced that Corinne Hutton, a quadruple amputee from Renfrewshire in Scotland, has received a double hand transplant after a five year wait.
Professor John Armitage receives OBE
Professor Armitage, a head of research and development in our Tissue and Eye Services department, is named in the New Year Honours list for services to corneal transplantation.
London West End Blood Donation Centre to reopen on Christmas Eve
England’s biggest blood donation centre in the heart of London has been expanded and will reopen on Christmas Eve
New faith and beliefs declaration to help overcome barriers to organ donation
A new option added to the NHS Organ Donor Register has been developed to give reassurance about how organ donation can go ahead in line with a person’s faith or beliefs.
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