UK’s living kidney sharing scheme to hit 1000th transplants milestone this week
Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list
Awards honour for ‘inspirational’ parents of three-year-old organ donor
A couple committed to raising awareness of organ donation in memory of their young son have been recognised in the first UK Awards for Excellence in Organ Donation and Transplantation.
Professionals and volunteers recognised in organ donation and transplantation awards
Outstanding professionals and volunteers in the field of organ donation and transplantation from across the UK have been honoured in the first awards of their kind.
More young organ donors needed to save lives of children waiting
New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place
Statement on proposed opt out organ donation legislation for England
Introduction of a new opt-out system for organ and tissue donation in England looks likely to become law in the next few days.
Organ donation on BBC ‘Hospital’ leads to huge increase in sign-ups
Three moving stories of organ donation and transplantation were told in last night’s (7 February 2019) episode of the BBC series ‘Hospital', after which we saw a huge increase in people signing up to be organ donors.
NHS Blood and Transplant appoints new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation
Anthony Clarkson is the new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation.
Funding boost to help promote organ donation among black and Asian communities
Twenty-five projects which aim to encourage people from black, Asian and minority ethnic organ backgrounds to become lifesaving organ donors have secured funding after bidding for a share of a £140,000 Community Investment Scheme funding pot.
Save the date! Organ Donation Week date revealed 2nd-8th September 2019
We are delighted to announce that Organ Donation Week 2019 launches on Monday 2nd September.
Delight as campaigner receives double hand transplant
It has been announced that Corinne Hutton, a quadruple amputee from Renfrewshire in Scotland, has received a double hand transplant after a five-year wait.