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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.
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.
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