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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Genomes front and centre of rare disease diagnosis
A study discovers novel genetic causes of rare diseases, leading to improved diagnosis and better patient care
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