News and statements
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to make appointments to donate blood ahead of August Bank Holiday weekend (24 - 26 August 2019).
Sue Olds from Cornwall, aged 52, is the only one of NHS Blood and Transplant's 830,860 donors with -D- blood.
We want as many people as possible to be able to donate blood safely.
We pay tribute to the B Positive Choir member following the sentencing of the man convicted of her murder.
Lanre Ogundimu from Lambeth nearly died after developing an antibody during a transfusion.
Donors with the Ro Kell negative types are now the most sought after in the country, after an 50% rise in demand since 2015/16.
Andrew and Sebastian want to encourage O negative donors to see if family members share this valuable blood type.
Emily and Karl are supporting a National Blood Week appeal for new male blood donors.
London’s West End Blood Donor Centre can collect 60,000 units of blood a year.
We’ll be highlighting some of the key issues in blood donation – such as the urgent need for black blood donors, male blood donors, and O negative donors.