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Call for young black Londoners to give blood and save lives
Young, black Londoners are being urged to step-forward as the next generation of blood donors in a drive to boost life-saving supplies.
Organ donation is a 'testimony of love' say Pope
Pope Francis described the act of organ donation as ‘a testimony of love for our neighbour’ as he met with the Transplantation Committee for the Council of Europe (CD-P-TO) who gathered in Rome on Thursday.
Baking sensation Mich Turner joins local students to promote blood donation to Bristol residents
Celebrity Chef and TV personality Mich Turner MBE, today joined students at City of Bristol Catering College to launch a new blood donation campaign.
Analysis of incidents highlights need for a redesign of the transfusion process
There needs to be redesign of the transfusion process by mapping and audit, both locally and nationally, if there is to be an eradication of medical errors according to the SHOT (Serious Hazards of Transfusion) Report 2013.
NHSBT's Vincent Drive Centre celebrates 50 years of providing life saving support
A centre that sits at the heart of blood transfusion, organ donation and stem cell transplants in the West Midlands celebrated its 50th anniversary on Wednesday 16 July.
Volunteers Needed from BAME Communities to Join the Greatest Team in the world and give blood
Figures have been released by NHS Blood and Transplant to coincide with the start of National Blood Week (9-15 June) to encourage more people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities to donate blood and save lives.
NHSBT issues team call up for new blood donors
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.
NHSBT join forces with East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service
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.
Give blood and be part of the Greatest Team in the World
Adrian Chiles and Lee Dixon recreate iconic football images to encourage people to donate blood this summer
Embarassing Bodies demystifies blood donation process
Popular Channel 4 programme, Embarrassing Bodies, featured Dr Pixie donating blood live on the programme on Tuesday 6 May.