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Make a resolution in 2018 that changes someone else’s life
This year 131,569 people registered to give blood for the first time - will you join them in 2018 and help to save lives?
Heart transplant waiting list up by 24% this Christmas
The number of people spending Christmas on the heart transplant waiting list is 24% higher than it was last Christmas.
B Positive Choir and Lurine Cato say 'Rise up and Give Blood'
The NHS B Positive Choir and gospel sensation Lurine Cato launch Rise Up, to encourage more people to Rise Up and be counted as blood donors.
Opt out consultation launched
NHS Blood and Transplant welcomes ‘opt out’ consultation and urges a national conversation about organ donation to save lives
Blood donation rules have changed
The rules on blood donation in England have changed. They give more people the opportunity to donate blood without affecting the safety of the blood supply.
NHS Blood and Transplant encourages people to talk about organ donation during Interfaith Week
Interfaith Week takes place between 12-19 November 2017. NHS Blood and Transplant is committed to working with the various faith communities to increase understanding of organ donation.
Partnership with Team Margot to educate primary school students about giving to help others
The Giving to Help Others programme has been designed for school children aged 5-11 to introduce them to the various forms of life-saving donation.
MOBO partners with us to launch B Positive choir
For the second year running NHS Blood and Transplant and the MOBO Awards will be working together
NHS Blood and Transplant eye banks 21% below levels needed
This World Sight day NHSBT is calling on more people to agree to donate their sight to meet the growing demand
Response to Prime Minister’s commitment on organ donation
Early Cryoprecipitate in trauma- CRYOSTAT-2 trial commences
NHSBT’s clinical trials unit (CTU) is delighted to announce the commencement of a new multi-centre clinical trial investigating the use of early cryoprecipitate administration in trauma patients.
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