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See B Positive perform Rise Up and join our lifesaving donors
The B Positive Choir was created by NHS Blood and Transplant to raise awareness of blood donation and we are spreading our message by competing on Britain’s Got Talent.
Record number of organ donors and highest increase in 28 years
For the first year ever, more than 1,500 people in the UK have donated their organs after they died and this means that more people than ever have had a transplant to transform their life.
Major breakthrough in the manufacture of red blood cells
Researchers have generated the first immortalised cell lines which allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells.
Help avoid a double dip in blood donations this Easter as NHSBT currently has only 3.5 days stock
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging donors to help prevent a double dip in blood donations by making and keeping their appointments to give blood in the run up to Easter
Leukaemia patient received lifesaving transplant thanks to selfless NHSBT staff who battled through the bad weather to deliver stem cells
Geoff White and Sue Bartlett drove three hours from Southampton to deliver cells
Teachers can give pupils a voice on the organ donation ‘opt out’ consultation after surge in interest
Teachers are being urged to use organ donation teaching resources to help pupils contribute to the Government’s consultation into an ‘opt out’ organ donation system
NHSBT assistant director guest curating @NHS
From 19th February until 23rd February, Anthony Clarkson - the Assistant Director of Organ Donation and Nursing - will be guest editing the account.
Please give your loved one an organ donor card this Valentine’s Day
In a twist on traditional cards exchanged by couples on Valentine’s Day, Moonpig has launched a limited-edition range of cards with the potential to save lives.
Essex woman appears on The One Show to explain how it inspired her husband to save five lives
Nicola Newnes, a mum of two from Basildon in Essex, appeared on The One Show tonight to reveal how the show inspired her husband to save lives.
Make a #Date2Donate in 2018 to give blood
NHS Blood and Transplant is asking young people in 2018 to make a regular Date2Donate to give blood.
One in five people on the national transplant waiting list live in London
We want to let Londoners know that ‘Words Save Lives’ – with an appeal for people in London and surrounding areas to talk openly about organ donation.
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