10 September 2017

Organ Donation Week spurs people into action

Thank you for all your support during Organ Donation Week 2017.

08 September 2017

The girl who saved and transformed more lives than any other organ donor

NHS and Blood and Transplant has identified the donor who saved or transformed the most lives ever through organ donation.

06 September 2017

Organ and tissue donation – a vital lesson that can help to save lives

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) wants to educate more young people about organ and tissue donation.

01 September 2017

Hundreds of transplants missed each year because families don’t know what relative wanted

More than three families a week are saying no to organ donation because they didn’t know what their relative wanted.

08 August 2017

Organ Tree Ltd, offering payment for deceased organ donation

NHS Blood and Transplant has been made aware of a web based business, Organ Tree Ltd, offering payment for deceased organ donation. We have absolutely no association with this business.

04 August 2017

Organ Donation Week 4-10 September 2017

Organ Donation Week 2017

11 July 2017

More than 50,000 people now alive thanks to organ donation and transplant

The number of people currently known to be alive thanks to organ transplants has broken 50,000 for the first time.

16 June 2017

Bristol Eye Bank opens with appeal for donors to meet shortage

Bristol’s new state of the art eye bank has officially opened today (June 14) with an appeal for more people from the city to give the gift of sight.

06 June 2017

First patient transplanted under new urgent and superurgent lung allocation scheme

These new schemes have been introduced to help make sure patients who are in most need of the donor lungs are prioritised.

28 March 2017

Tables turned on football funnyman Jimmy Bullard …by 11-year-old kidney recipient

Former footballer, turned pundit and manager, Jimmy Bullard is used to tackling tricky questions around the game, which for some is matter of life and death. But he had the tables turned on him when a child who has had a kidney transplant grilled him not just on football, but a real matter of life and death - organ donation.

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