News and statements

News: NHS Blood and Transplant issues team call up for new blood donors

Monday, 09 Jun 2014

Around 118,000 more first time donors are needed to attend a blood donation session between now and the end of December to protect blood supplies.

News: NHS Blood and Transplant join forces with East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

This is the first time that NHS Blood and Transplant, which collects donated blood in England and North Wales and manages the UK's organ donation system, has entered into a potentially life-saving partnership with an emergency service.

News: Give blood and be part of the Greatest Team in the World

Tuesday, 20 May 2014

Adrian Chiles and Lee Dixon recreate iconic football images to encourage people to donate blood this summer

News: Embarassing Bodies demystifies blood donation process

Wednesday, 07 May 2014

Popular Channel 4 programme, Embarrassing Bodies, featured Dr Pixie donating blood live on the programme on Tuesday 6 May.

News: NHS Blood and Transplant makes special appeal to O negative and B negative blood donors

Monday, 17 Mar 2014

Eligible blood donors in England and North Wales who are O Rh negative (O negative) and B Rh negative (B negative) are being asked to call now to make an appointment to give blood in the next few days or weeks, to help rebuild stocks of these groups.