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26 August 2020

Man with highest COVID antibody test score for plasma donation backs donor appeal

A record holding COVID convalescent plasma donor is urging more men to donate.

21 August 2020

Urgent request for Asian people who’ve had COVID to donate plasma

The NHS is now urgently asking Asian people who have had coronavirus to offer to donate convalescent plasma.

06 August 2020

Hospitalised COVID survivors make most antibodies and make best plasma donors, data shows

New data shows people who were hospitalised by COVID-19 produce the most antibodies, making them priority plasma donors.

03 August 2020

Oldest plasma donor who beat COVID-19 supports urgent appeal

Malcolm Shaw, 72, is supporting the urgent NHS appeal for more COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors, especially male donors.

03 August 2020

Urgent appeal for COVID-19 plasma donations now to help trial during any second wave

NHS Blood and Transplant is now urgently appealing for people to donate convalescent plasma.

28 July 2020

Anthony Clarkson awarded Fellowship by the Royal College of Nursing

The award recognises innovative individuals who have made an exceptional commitment to advancing the science and practice of nursing and the improvement of health and patient care.

28 July 2020

UK’s first COVID-19 convalescent plasma recipient opens new donor centre at Westfield Stratford City

NHS Blood and Transplant has opened three new ‘pop-up’ COVID-19 convalescent plasma donor centres in London in recent weeks, as it massively expands collection.

21 July 2020

Rosna Mortuza appointed as new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Rosna Mortuza will be joining NHSBT on 27 July as our new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer.

21 July 2020

Increased public support and new law offer hope for patients, despite impact of COVID-19

Family consent rates rise at the height of the pandemic.

15 July 2020

Stephen has donated more plasma into COVID-19 trial than anyone else

Stephen Franklin has now donated more units of antibodies against COVID-19 than anyone else in England.

06 July 2020

One of the first COVID-19 convalescent plasma recipients supports donor appeal

One of the first people to receive COVID-19 convalescent plasma has spoken about their experience and urged people to donate.

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