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Local air ambulance supports O negative appeal after lifesaving transfusion
The importance of giving blood and the impact it can have on saving someone’s life is clear in 17-year-old Oliver Berry’s story.
People donating a kidney altruistically peaks at five year high
There was a 60% rise in people getting a kidney from an altruistic donor in 2019 compared to 2018
Target for new male donors up 26% for 2020
The need for young men to start donating blood this New Year vital due to a serious gender imbalance in new donors
Engagement with organ donation in BAME groups continues to grow
Annual report on Living Transplant Initiative shows work in the community is continuing to successfully engage BAME groups on topic of organ donation
Make your organ donation decision and tell your loved ones this Christmas
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging everyone to take the time to consider and take time to talk about their organ donation decision.
‘Missing Type’ blood donation campaign named campaign of the decade
NHSBT and Engine Group’s ‘Missing Type’ blood donation campaign named ‘Campaign of the Decade’ by industry magazine PR Week.
Platelet donor Kathleen reaches an incredible 1500 donation credits
Kathleen Hodson's latest platelet donation brought her overall blood and platelet donation credits to an astounding 1500!
A lifesaving gift is on the Christmas list of thousands of people this year
More than 6,000 people are facing Christmas on the waiting list for an organ transplant, with over 180 children awaiting a life-saving gift.
Need for more organ donors, to help patients with diabetes
Mum and daughters, all affected by Type 1 diabetes, call on more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register and share decision with friends and family.
Blood donation teams train with 'night vision' technology
NHS Blood and Transplant is now using vein scanners to help train donor carers to carry out venepunctures for blood donation.
A precious gift as funeral directors sign up as blood and organ donors
Henry Ison & Sons Funeral Directors encouraged all staff members across its five branches in Coventry, Kenilworth and Leamington Spa to register as organ and blood donors.
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