Tagged: organ donation

Organ Donation: Working together to saves lives

The Working together to saves lives: The Organ Donation Taskforce Implementation Programme’s Final Report, 2011 was published today. This is the final report of the Taskforce’s Programme Delivery Board and … Read more → – Organ Donation: Working together to saves lives

The week: issue 220

In this edition, read an update on the document Developing the NHS Commissioning Board, learn how to take part in a consultation to help make public services better and download … Read more → – The week: issue 220

Recommendations follow NHS Blood and Transplant review

A review of NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) recommends that it must continue its work to improve services, ensuring that blood supplies are used appropriately, efficiently and safely. The recommendations … Read more → – Recommendations follow NHS Blood and Transplant review

Donor selection criteria review

The advisory committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) completed a review of the evidence base for the blood donor selection criteria relating to sexual behaviour in … Read more → – Donor selection criteria review

Driving up organ donations

Nurse monitoring a patient's heart

More than 10,000 people in the UK currently need an organ transplant. Of these, 1000 each year will die waiting as there are not enough organs available. In the UK, … Read more → – Driving up organ donations