News and statements

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.

News: NHS Blood and Transplant Statement in response to the Penrose Public Inquiry Final Report

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

I would like to express my sympathy on behalf of NHS Blood and Transplant to patients and their families affected by emerging infections before adequate safety measures could be identified and implemented.

News: Minister for Health visits North London blood bank to launch innovative Blood 2020 strategy

Monday, 02 Mar 2015

Jane Ellison MP, Minister for Public Health, launched NHS Blood and Transplant’s Blood 2020 strategy with a visit to Colindale blood centre, North London.