Stay informed of our latest news and developments
If you need information for a story or an authoritative source, please contact our press office:
Routine samples from blood donations are being made available to monitor the spread of coronavirus.
Nurses support programme in London, Manchester and Birmingham, as appeal for donors continue
We want to add our voice to the many around the world who are rightly calling out racial injustice.
The first person to be randomly selected to receive convalescent plasma through RECOVERY has now received a transfusion.
The FAIR steering group exploring whether some gay and bisexual men might be able to donate blood without a deferral is still hoping to report its’ findings before the end of 2020.
Initial tests have indicated three key groups of people who have the plasma most likely to potentially save lives.
Max and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act, has now come into effect.
NHS Blood and Transplant has banked more than 1,000 units of convalescent plasma for potential transfusion into people with COVID-19.
Convalescent plasma is now being supplied to hospitals by NHSBT and the first transfusions have taken place.
Max and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act, is expected to come into effect on 20 May 2020, subject to the final stage of secondary legislation passing through Parliament.
People who have recovered from coronavirus have started donating plasma to help others.
To access articles older than those shown on these pages, please contact our press office on:
Tel: 01923 367600 (open 24 hours a day)