News and statements

23 July 2017

Scientific review offers chance for more people to give blood

The rules on blood donation in England have changed following a review of blood donor criteria related to risk behaviours by the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs.

20 June 2017

Growing rates of sickle cell disease trigger urgent need for more black donors to give blood

NHS Blood and Transplant launches new campaign #ImThere (I’m there) to inspire new donors to come forward, register and donate

14 June 2017

Response to the fire in West London

Following the fire in West London we have all the blood hospitals currently need and no urgent donations are required.

04 June 2017

Response to London incident

Our thoughts are with everyone affected in London. We have all the blood hospitals currently need and no urgent donations are required.

25 May 2017

Response to Manchester incident

In the hours following the incident, our Blood Centre in Manchester responded to requests for blood from the hospitals treating the casualties.

18 May 2017

Cameroon footballers from Manchester support call for more black blood donors

FOOTBALL team players are urging fellow black people to give blood.

01 March 2017

NHS initiative drives blood and organ donation in Hillingdon

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Blood and Transplant are working together to promote organ and blood donation to people throughout Hillingdon.

29 December 2016

Don’t Just Give Up - Give Blood

A new online survey* carried out by NHS Blood and Transplant, found that 70% of 2,126 adults aged 16-79 in England did not make a New Year’s resolution in 2016.

23 November 2016

NHS Blood and Transplant donate bloodmobile to Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Health

On Wednesday 23 November NHS Blood and Transplant will donate a decommissioned bloodmobile to Antigua and Barbuda

27 October 2016

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.