News and statements
Call for black donors to join the growing numbers saving lives this Black History Month
This Black History Month NHS Blood and Transplant is urging black people to join the rising numbers saving lives in their community by registering as blood and organ donors.
New platelet donors needed in London to help cancer patients
We need more than 500 new platelet donors at our donor centres in London, in Edgware, Tooting and the West End.
Simonne Kerr statement
Our thoughts and condolences are with Simonne’s family at this tragic time.
Urgent need for O negative blood after heatwave and football world cup cut donations
Blood donations have dropped because of the hot weather and England’s fantastic run in the football world cup.
NHSBT call for donors to ‘Save England’ during the World Cup
England’s two most capped goalkeepers, Peter Shilton and David Seaman are encouraging men to save the nation through blood donation.
Busiest blood centre closing for refurbishment to collect up to 20,000 more donations a year from Londoners
During autumn 2018 NHS Blood and Transplant will be expanding and modernising its flagship West End Blood Donation Centre to provide donors with a better experience.
Paul Ince calls for more men to support England by giving blood
Paul Ince joins NHSBT to highlight the need for 25,000 new male blood donors
Vote for the wildcard: B Positive choir
The B Positive Choir got a wildcard entry to the finals of Britain's Got Talent. Vote for them on ITV1 at 7.30pm Sunday 3rd June 2018.
Urgent appeal for O neg and B neg donors as increase in demand for certain blood types leads to fall in stocks
NHS Blood and Transplant needs donors with O negative and B negative blood to donate now as stocks are low due to a bank holiday drop off in donations and an increase in demand for certain blood types.
Changes to your blood donation sessions
As part of our ongoing commitment to develop the services we provide, we’ve made a few changes to the way we run your blood donation sessions. Find out what this means for you.