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How to become a donor


Our donation teams

We have dedicated regional tissue donation teams based around the UK who are responsible for ensuring tissues are donated safely in accordance with the wishes of our donors and their families.

Our donation programmes

We offer a Bone Donation During Surgery programme, whereby patients who are having hip replacement surgery can donate the bone they are having removed. Our dedicated and specialist regional tissue donation teams currently work with 23 hospitals to offer this.

In addition we offer a programme whereby new mothers can donate their placental amniotic membrane for use in eye surgery, also managed by our regional tissue donation teams.

To find out more about any of our donation programmes, please select an option below.

Further information and enquiries

  • Human Tissues Authority
    The Human Tissues Authority regulates organisations that remove, store and use tissue for patient treatment, research and medical treatment.
    www.hta.gov.uk
  • Donor Family Network
    The DFN provides support and advice for donor families, and promotes organ and tissue donation nationally
    www.donorfamilynetwork.co.uk
    Tel: 0845 680 1954
    Email: info@donorfamilynetwork.co.uk
  • British Association for Tissue Banking (BATB)
    www.batb.org.uk