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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.
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.
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