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Making your donation safe

Although national COVID-19 restrictions have been lifted, we have kept a few changes in place to make donating as safe as possible for everyone. Follow these tips to make sure your donation runs as smoothly as possible.

It’s Organ Donation Week!

This September we’re all set for our biggest Organ Donation Week ever!

Ask the Experts - Autumn 2021

Ask the Experts

Meet the Donor - Celia Kent

A brand-new regular feature to celebrate the inspirational people who have transformed the lives of others through living donation.

“Plasma donation is the reason I have two healthy little boys”

When Kes Earl’s son was born, he needed immunoglobulin, a medicine made from plasma.

Our new NHS Give Blood app

We’ve updated our app to make it easier to search for and book your next appointment.

From the donor chair to treating patients

Matt, a 29-year-old oncology nurse, is a platelet donor who knows just how vital these components are for his patients.

Receiving blood let me be there for my children

How three emergency blood transfusions saved Ginny’s life.

“If it wasn’t for people like Jack, our little girl wouldn’t be here”

Stem cells are amazing. They can grow into any other cell in your body. This means they can be used to treat a wide range of blood cancers and other blood disorders. For some people, a stem cell transplant is the only hope of survival.

“Sickle cell has put me through pain, but I’ve been able to find joy”

Mary Adeturinmo is using her own experience to raise awareness about sickle cell and encourage more black people to become blood donors.