People donating a kidney altruistically peaks at five year high
There was a 60% rise in people getting a kidney from an altruistic donor in 2019 compared to 2018.
Make your organ donation decision and tell your loved ones this Christmas
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging everyone to take the time to consider and take time to talk about their organ donation decision.
Projects in England and Wales win funding to promote organ donation among black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic communities
Community and faith-based organisations are joining the campaign to address the urgent need for more lifesaving organ donors from black, Asian, mixed race and minority ethnic backgrounds.
Chloe's Christmas wishes are granted
Chloe Smith can’t wait for Christmas after receiving a kidney this year, but thousands are still waiting this festive season
A lifesaving gift is on the Christmas list of thousands of people this year
More than 6,000 people are facing Christmas on the waiting list for an organ transplant, with over 180 children awaiting a life-saving gift.
Sharing your organ donation decision made easier
NHS Blood and Transplant is making it easier for people to share their organ donation decision with friends and family when they record a decision on the NHS Organ Donor Register.
Need for more organ donors, to help patients with diabetes
Mum and daughters, all affected by Type 1 diabetes, call on more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register and share decision with friends and family.
This Inter Faith Week, talk about organ donation and register your decision
This Inter Faith Week (10 - 17 November), NHS Blood and Transplant is encouraging people to think about organ donation within the context of their faith or belief.
Pass it On: communicating the law change in languages other than English
It is vital that anybody living in England who is eligible to become an organ donor is made aware of the change in law, and is able to make a fully informed decision about their choices.
NHS Organ Donation Register reaches 25-year milestone
Fittingly, there are now nearly 25 million people on the NHS Organ Donor Register and more than 20,000 lives have potentially been saved or transformed thanks to its introduction.