News and statements

Statement: NHS Blood and Transplant reassures blood donors that Government's sale of PRUK does not affect them

Friday, 19 Jul 2013

Blood donors may be concerned by articles they are reading in the media regarding the sale of a government owned company called Plasma Resources UK Limited (PRUK) and be under the impression that NHS Blood and Transplant sells blood collected by volunteer donors for a profit. This is not the case.

Statement: Department of Health publishes outcome of Commercial Review of NHSBT

Tuesday, 18 Oct 2011

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) welcomes the findings of the Department of Health’s review of its commercial effectiveness and support for its plans to improve its efficiency and effectiveness and deliver further savings to the NHS as an arm’s-length body.