News and campaigns

Read the latest news and statements about giving blood, from NHS Blood and Transplant.

Find out about the campaigns we are running and contact our press office.

Latest news and statements regarding giving blood, blood processing and supply.

Find out about the campaigns we have been running.

View copies of 'The Donor'.

Media and press enquiries

Our press office offers a 24 hour service to journalists looking for information on all aspects of NHS Blood and Transplant's activities.

Our services include:

  • providing up-to-date information about all aspects of blood donation
  • processing and supply arranging visits to blood donation centres
  • providing expert spokespeople

Contact the press office

  • Monday - Friday from 09.00 to 17.00 call 01923 367600
  • Email: pressoffice@nhsbt.nhs.uk
  • Out of hours: urgent out-of-hours enquiries call 0117 969 2444

Due to the large volume of media enquiries we receive, we are not able to help students with research or other projects. Our website provides comprehensive information about blood donation.

General enquiries

For other enquiries please contact us by completing a web form or call our general enquiries number on 0300 123 23 23.