COVID-19: Advice for transplant patients

The safety of organ donation and transplantation is our priority.

Every potential organ donor is being tested for coronavirus and if someone has died from coronavirus they will not be able to donate.

There is no known transmission of coronavirus through organ donation in the UK. However, as patients who need a transplant have to be immunosuppressed, any risks need to be minimised as much as possible. 

Coronavirus and organ transplantation

Frequently asked questions

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1. Follow the latest advice from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care