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26 September 2022

Organ Donation Week 2022 is here

26th September - 2nd October.

26 September 2022

This Organ Donation Week, talk about organ donation and register your decision

Almost 10,000 people in the UK are in need of a lifesaving transplant.

08 September 2022

Statement on HM Queen Elizabeth II

Statement from Peter Wyman, Chair, for and on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant

18 August 2022

Longest surviving heart transplant patient in UK dies 38 years after receiving new heart

Steve Syer, the longest surviving single heart transplant patient in the UK, and a huge ambassador for organ donation in Gloucestershire, has died.

05 August 2022

Commonwealth countries unite to increase organ donation and tackle health inequalities

43 Commonwealth countries and 19 national and international organisations have come together to share expertise in organ donation and transplantation and ultimately save more lives.

27 July 2022

Turn the skies pink for Organ Donation Week

It will soon be Organ Donation Week and this year we want as many local landmarks and buildings around the country to light their skies pink to inspire people to add their name to the NHS Organ Donor Register.

13 July 2022

NHS issues heartfelt plea for people to register their organ donation decision

Family consent rates dipped by 3% last year

20 May 2022

Family urges people to confirm their organ donation decision two years on from law change

People are encouraged to speak with family about their decision and register via the NHS Organ Donor Register or NHS app.

10 May 2022

‘Dáithí’s Law’ organ donation awareness campaign launched

Northern Ireland has launched a new public awareness campaign to prepare people for the introduction of ‘Dáithí’s Law’ from next spring 2023.

14 April 2022

Give Hope this Easter

Church leaders come together at Easter to address urgent need for organ and blood donors of Black heritage



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