News and statements

Statement: NHS Blood and Transplant explains recent communication to Ro donors

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014

We recently wrote to some of our donors who we have identified as having an Ro subtype of their Rhesus blood group, to explain that, wherever practical to do so, we would prefer them to donate on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

News: This Christmas give blood: the gift only you can give

Thursday, 13 Nov 2014

Call for donors to ensure life-saving supplies over busy festive period

News: Young Muslims give blood to mark Muharram

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014

Young British Muslims are being urged to give blood as part of a national campaign for the holy month of Muharram - the Islamic new year.

News: Fans of hit TV show to donate blood

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Fans and cast members of HBO’s hit TV show TRUE BLOOD are being encouraged by NHS Blood and Transplant to sign up to become blood donors this Halloween.

News: Call for young black Londoners to give blood and save lives

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014

Young, black Londoners are being urged to step-forward as the next generation of blood donors in a drive to boost life-saving supplies.