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National press releases

Below is a list of the most recent national press releases relating to NHS Blood and Transplant.

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17 Mar 2014

NHS Blood and Transplant makes special appeal to O negative and B negative blood donors
Eligible blood donors in England and North Wales who are O Rh negative (O negative) and B Rh negative (B negative) are being asked to call now to make an appointment to give blood in the next few days or weeks, to help rebuild stocks of these groups.

31 Jan 2014

Young donors asked to be 'One in a Million'
Young blood donors are being called upon as part of a new campaign to increase the number of people on the British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR).

13 Dec 2013

Ideal World TV supports NHS Blood and Transplant’s call for blood donations over the festive period
Ideal World TV has lent its support to an NHS Blood and Transplant campaign calling for people to step forward and donate this year’s must have gift: blood; so patients whose lives depend on blood or platelet transfusions get what they need over the festive period.

26 Nov 2013

Blood Donors to Get a New Online Experience
A new-look blood donor website has been launched to give online users a whole new experience at blood.co.uk.

22 Nov 2013

Lynda Hamlyn wins Chief Executive of the Year at the 2013 HSJ Awards
NHS Blood and Transplant’s Chief Executive, Lynda Hamlyn, was named Chief Executive of the Year at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards on 19 November.

12 Nov 2013

All I want for Christmas is.... blood
While the nation writes their Christmas lists and wait with anticipation at what Santa might bring, there are many people who can’t wait. Their must-have gift is something far more vital than the latest gadget or toy: – it’s blood. NHS Blood and Transplant is calling for people to step forward and donate so patients whose lives depend on blood or platelet transfusions get what they need over the festive period.

2 Oct 2013

300,000 fans for Blood Donation Facebook Page
NHS Blood and Transplant's Blood Donation Facebook page has soared past the milestone of 300,000 fans, further cementing its status as the largest following for a blood donation page in the world.

1 Oct 2013

UK Blood Donor Survey Launched
From November, a selection of new and existing blood donors will be invited to take part in an anonymous web-based survey being carried out by Public Health England (PHE) on behalf of the UK blood services.

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