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11 June 2019

Two of the NHSBT team receive MBEs

Lesley Logan and Shibu Chacko were recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list

21 May 2019

First person to donate lifesaving blood stem cells in new stem cell partnership

A specialist medical unit in Sheffield is now enabling more people to help save lives all over the world.

25 April 2019

Organ donation law change awareness campaign launches

NHS Blood and Transplant launches a year-long national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law which comes into place next year, across England.

25 April 2019

The Chair of the Infected Blood Inquiry welcomes NHS Blood and Transplant’s decision to waive legal privilege

We will waive Legal Professional Privilege for information held by NHSBT in respect of the Infected Blood Inquiry Terms of Reference

26 March 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant hosts conference to set blood transfusion priorities

NHS Blood and Transplant is today (26 March) hosting a conference to set the priorities for blood transfusion for the next five years.

15 March 2019

Momentous day for organ donation as Max and Keira’s Law achieves Royal Assent

Max and Keira’s Law, also known as the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill 2017-19, or 'opt-out’ bill, has today been granted Royal Assent, giving formal confirmation that the Bill will now become law.

11 March 2019

UK’s living kidney sharing scheme to hit 1000th transplants milestone this week

Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list

08 March 2019

Awards honour for ‘inspirational’ parents of three-year-old organ donor

A couple committed to raising awareness of organ donation in memory of their young son have been recognised in the first UK Awards for Excellence in Organ Donation and Transplantation.

08 March 2019

Professionals and volunteers recognised in organ donation and transplantation awards

Outstanding professionals and volunteers in the field of organ donation and transplantation from across the UK have been honoured in the first awards of their kind.

04 March 2019

More young organ donors needed to save lives of children waiting

New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place

26 February 2019

Statement on proposed opt out organ donation legislation for England

Introduction of a new opt-out system for organ donation in England looks likely to become law in the next few days.

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