News and statements

B Positive Choir and Lurine Cato say ‘Rise up and Give Blood’

Monday, 11 Dec 2017

The NHS B Positive Choir and gospel sensation Lurine Cato launch Rise Up, to encourage more people to Rise Up and be counted as blood donors

Blood donation rules have changed

Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017

The rules on blood donation in England change on 28th November 2017. They give more people the opportunity to donate blood without affecting the safety of the blood supply.

MOBO partners with us to launch B Positive choir

Friday, 13 Oct 2017

The B Positive choir brings together people who live with sickle cell including their helpers, friends and families through music. They will be performing at the MOBO awards, promoting awareness of the growing need for more black donors.

News: Church campaign encourages more black donors

Thursday, 07 Sep 2017

Churches across the country will join together on Prayer Sunday (10 September 2017) to pray for more black people to start saving lives by registering as a blood donor.

Scientific review offers chance for more people to give blood

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017

The Government has today announced changes to the rules on blood donation in England. This follows a review of blood donor criteria related to risk behaviours by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs who advise UK ministers and health departments.