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Star line up call on the black and Asian community to #Represent
MOBO partners with NHS Blood and Transplant to launch celebrity-fronted campaign to recruit a new generation of blood donors.
Missing Type campaign inspires 24,000 new blood donors
The Missing Type campaign to highlight the need for more new donors has inspired 24,000 people across England to sign up to give blood.
Royal Shakespeare Company actors back campaign for new blood donors
BLOODY scenes aplenty feature in Shakespeare’s works. But three Royal Shakespeare Company actors have stepped from the stage and into the donation chair to give blood for real.
70 years of life saving blood donations
Volunteer blood donors have been helping to save lives for 70 years. Now, NHS Blood and Transplant is calling on young people to be the blood donors of the future, as they celebrate the creation of the National Blood Transfusion Service 70 years ago today.
NHSBT celebrates lifesaving stem cell donors and transplants
More than 3,600 patients have received potentially lifesaving bone marrow and stem cell transplants during the last 30 years, thanks to the kindness of strangers.
Eastenders and Dr Who actor makes surprising discovery after donating blood
Eastenders and Dr Who star Joivan Wade gave blood and found out that his blood makes him a very valuable donor.
Global call for blood donors of the future
Blood services around the world join Missing Type campaign to reverse decline in new donors.
Honoured for raising awareness of blood and organ donation
Dapo Odumeru, who has been with NHS Blood and Transplant since 2005 made it his personal mission to raise awareness of blood and organ donation with the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.
Blood donors texted when their blood goes to hospitals to save lives
In a new initiative, blood donors across England are now being sent a text message when their blood goes to a hospital to save or improve patient lives.
NHS uses virtual reality technology to attract new blood donors
Members of the public encouraged to give virtual blood donation to see the life-saving transformation of patients before their eyes.