NHS – Blood and Transplant

NHS - Blood and Transplant


NHS website helping people donate blood, organs, tissues or stem cells to save someone in need. It offers guidance as to what a person can donate and how they can do it. It gives clear and easy to understand information on blood transfusion (when blood is taken from one person, processed and then given to another person), the benefits and risks of this and possible alternatives. It also has a list of frequently asked questions relating to transfusion.




People who would like to donate, or who need to be donated, blood, organs, tissues or stem cells, their carers and loved ones

Available for friends and family

Last updated 16/07/2021

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NHS England, support organisations and cancer charities across the UK

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