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21 January 2020

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

10 January 2020

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

24 December 2019

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

20 December 2019

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.

17 December 2019

‘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.

16 December 2019

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!

03 December 2019

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.

14 November 2019

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.

14 November 2019

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.

13 November 2019

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.

31 October 2019

Love Island finalist Curtis Pritchard gives blood on ITV's Lorraine

Curtis donated on ITV’s Lorraine to raise awareness of the need for young people to register and donate.

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