News and statements

News: Support World Cancer Day and make a difference this February

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant is calling on residents in England and North Wales to think about those who are battling cancer when they make their blood donations this month.

Statement: Industrial action on 29 January suspended - all blood donation sessions running as usual

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015

You may have seen in the national news that the industrial action planned across the NHS in England on 29 January has been suspended. This means that all blood donation sessions on this day will be running as usual.

Statement: NHS Blood and Transplant explains recent communication to Ro donors

Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014

We recently wrote to some of our donors who we have identified as having an Ro subtype of their Rhesus blood group, to explain that, wherever practical to do so, we would prefer them to donate on a Wednesday, Thursday or Friday.

News: This Christmas give blood: the gift only you can give

Thursday, 13 Nov 2014

Call for donors to ensure life-saving supplies over busy festive period

News: Young Muslims give blood to mark Muharram

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014

Young British Muslims are being urged to give blood as part of a national campaign for the holy month of Muharram - the Islamic new year.