News and statements

Star line up call on the black and Asian community to #Represent

Thursday, 27 Oct 2016

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

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

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

Monday, 10 Oct 2016

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

Monday, 26 Sep 2016

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.

NHS Blood and Transplant celebrates lifesaving stem cell donors and transplants

Saturday, 17 Sep 2016

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.