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Air Ambulances begin trial transfusing ‘whole blood’ to potentially improve civilian and military trauma care
Air Ambulance crews to carry ‘whole blood’ instead of separate red blood cells and plasma for the treatment of severely injured patients at risk of bleeding to death.
New funding for local charities and community groups announced
£700,000 to address the shortage of organ, blood and stem cell donors from Black, Asian and mixed ethnic backgrounds has been announced.
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” star Danai Gurira urges people of Black heritage to donate blood
The star has released an inspiring video appeal in support of the NHS campaign for more people of Black Caribbean and Black African heritage to donate blood.
First ever clinical trial of laboratory grown red blood cells being transfused into another person
Red blood cells that have been grown in a laboratory have now been transfused into another person in a world first clinical trial.
NHS teams up with Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
NHS Blood and Transplant is teaming up with Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever in a huge boost to its new campaign to recruit more Black heritage blood donors.
Record demand for blood donations to help sickle cell patients prompts urgent call for more donors of Black heritage
The NHS is making an urgent call for more blood donors of Black heritage as new figures reveal a record 250 donations are now needed every day to treat sickle cell, the fastest growing genetic condition in the UK.
NHS scientists discover new blood group system
Scientists from NHS Blood and Transplant and the University of Bristol have discovered a new blood group system.
This Organ Donation Week, talk about organ donation and register your decision
Almost 10,000 people in the UK are in need of a lifesaving transplant.
Statement on HM Queen Elizabeth II
Statement from Peter Wyman, Chair, for and on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant
Statement on Sunday Times article
Statement from NHS Blood and Transplant Chair Peter Wyman over allegations of bullying and racism within NHS Blood and Transplant.
Commonwealth countries unite to increase organ donation and tackle health inequalities
43 Commonwealth countries and 19 national and international organisations have come together to share expertise in organ donation and transplantation and ultimately save more lives.
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