Waiting time to kidney transplant down 18% but shortage of donors still costing lives
The waiting time to a kidney transplant has dropped by 18% over the past five years, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced, to mark World Kidney Day, Thursday March 9.
NHS initiative drives blood and organ donation in Hillingdon
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant are working together to promote organ and blood donation to people throughout Hillingdon.
Would you give a kidney, rather than your heart, this Valentine’s Day?
A new campaign launched today by NHS Blood and Transplant and partner charity, Give a Kidney, calls on people across the UK to consider transforming lives by donating a kidney to someone in need, be they a stranger, friend or loved one.
We hope people have been inspired by Phil Mitchell’s transplant in EastEnders
This Christmas Day, Phil Mitchell in EastEnders has received a transplant from an anonymous deceased donor
How I helped EastEnders - blog by liver patient Monira Khanom
The hardest part of my liver failing was telling my children.
Parents share heartfelt letter honouring baby son who gave life through organ donation
The parents of a Kenyan-American baby boy who became the UK’s youngest lung donor have written a heartfelt letter honouring their son and sharing their experience as parents of an organ donor
Faffing can be fatal, loafing can be lethal
Public urged: What are you waiting for - take a few minutes this Christmas to join the NHS Organ Donor Register
Funding announced to encourage living donation within BAME communities
A new Living Transplant Initiative, funded by NHS Blood and Transplant and led by the National BAME Transplant Alliance, is now open for submissions.
500 people have now donated a kidney to a stranger
More than 500 people have helped save the life of stranger by becoming a living kidney donor, NHS Blood and Transplant announces.
Families need to talk about organ donation, to give thousands waiting the chance of a ‘new beginning’
New NHS Blood and Transplant campaign calls for people to help ‘Turn an End. Into a Beginning’ by talking about organ donation