Cord Blood Donation

You can help us to save lives by donating something that is normally thrown away.

Cord blood is blood taken from the placenta and umbilical cord after your baby is born.

With the generous donations of mothers just like you, we can save many lives.

You're in safe hands

The NHS Cord Blood Bank opened in 1996 and is the world's fourth largest public cord blood bank.

  • We hold a Blood Establishment Authorisation

  • We are regulated by the Human Tissue Authory (HTA), FACT-NetCord and the Medicines Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

  • We are compliant with the Blood Safety and Quality regulations