News and statements
Target for new male donors up 26% for 2020
The need for young men to start donating blood is vital due to a serious gender imbalance in new donors
NHSBT is asking men to become lifesavers this New Year
The new campaign will ask more men to get involved and donate in 2020
Join Ugo Monye: be a blood super hero
Rugby star Ugo Monye becomes Bloodman in an effort to recruit more male blood donors
Do something amazing this Christmas time
Book an appointment to give blood over the festive period – especially on Christmas Eve, Boxing Day and New Year’s Eve.
‘Missing Type’ blood donation campaign named campaign of the decade
NHSBT and Engine Group’s ‘Missing Type’ blood donation campaign named ‘Campaign of the Decade’ by industry magazine PR Week.
Platelet donor Kathleen reaches an incredible 1500 donation credits
Kathleen Hodson's latest platelet donation brought her overall blood and platelet donation credits to an astounding 1500!
Craig Doyle and Austin Healey brave the blood donation needle
"There you go, another life saved!" Blood donation isn't usually this competitive. Watch their video.
Statement on Freedom to Donate and Unilad’s ‘Illegal Blood Bank’ campaign
Freedom to Donate and Unilad have jointly launched the ‘Illegal Blood Bank’ campaign. NHS Blood and Transplant is not part of this campaign and this is not organised through the FAIR group.
Men need to give blood a try
New partnership with BT Sport and NHS Give Blood aims to target men, who are nearly half as likely to start donating blood as women.
Blood donation teams train with 'night vision' technology
NHS Blood and Transplant is now using vein scanners to help train donor carers to carry out venepunctures for blood donation.