News and statements

News: Less than 3% of people support England in a way that really matters – by giving blood

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

England rugby legends back BleedForEngland campaign to highlight the aim for 100,000 new volunteers to register as blood donors between England’s first warm-up game and the end of the World’s biggest rugby tournament

News: NHS Blood and Transplant says thank you after a record breaking National Blood Week 2015

Friday, 19 Jun 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant says thank you to donors, brands, influencers and media after the 'Missing Type' campaign for National Blood Week 2015 (8-14 June 2015) drove thousands of people to register as blood donors.

News: New blood in Glastonbury Line Up

Thursday, 18 Jun 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant encourages festival goers to be this year’s 'headline act'

News: Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Friday, 12 Jun 2015

Adults more likely to know lyrics from Bohemian Rhapsody than their own blood type

News: New blood donors in decline: 40% fewer new blood donors in 2014/5 than 2004/5

Friday, 05 Jun 2015

Friday 5th June 2015: In advance of National Blood Week (8-14 June 2015), NHS Blood and Transplant has revealed that 40% fewer new volunteers came forward across England and North Wales to give blood last year compared to a decade ago.