Monthly Archives: January 2017

Anthony Nolan

By |January 5th, 2017|

Anthony Nolan saves the lives of people with blood cancer and blood disorders

Every day, we match incredible individuals willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to people with blood cancer and blood disorders who desperately need lifesaving transplants.

It all began in 1974. With her three-year-old son Anthony in urgent need of a […]

NHS Blood and Transplant

By |January 4th, 2017|

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is a Special Health Authority, dedicated to saving and improving lives through the wide range of services we provide to the NHS. Our ambition is to be the best organisation of our type in the world. We achieved the 50% increase in deceased organ donation which helped transform more than […]

Organ Donor Register

By |January 2nd, 2017|

As one of the three arms of NHSBT, ODTs key role is to ensure that organs donated for transplant are matched and allocated to patients in a fair and unbiased way. Matching, particularly in the case of kidneys, is so important that donation and allocation needs to be organised nationally. The larger the pool of […]