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NHSBT was established as a Special Health Authority in October 2005. Its remit is the provision of a reliable, efficient supply of blood, organs and associated services to the NHS.

The Organ Donation and Transplantation division of NHSBT focuses on how to save or improve the lives of thousands of people every year through organ transplantation. Find out how organs and tissues are donated, why transplants are important and how they can change people's lives at www.organdonation.nhs.uk



NHSBT is also responsible for delivering blood, blood components, blood products and tissues from our 15 blood centres to anywhere in England and North Wales. Find out how important donating blood is, how this blood is used and play the games in the Fun Zone to find our more about blood at www.blood.co.uk


Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Find out how to give blood if you live in Scotland, what the Three Times Promise is and all the facts about blood:

Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Ellen's Glen Road
Edinburgh EH17 7QT
Phone: 0131 536 5700
Websitewww.scotblood.co.uk


The Welsh Blood Service Gwasanaeth Gwaed Cymru

The Welsh Blood Service Gwasanaeth Gwaed Cymru
Find out how to give blood if you live in South, West and Mid Wales, who can donate blood and how you can join the Welsh Bone Marrow Registry:

The Welsh Blood Service Gwasanaeth Gwaed Cymru
Ely Valley Road
Talbot Green
Pontyclun CF72 9WB
Phone: 01443 622 000
Websitewww.welsh-blood.org.uk


Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service
Find out how to give blood if you live in Northern Ireland:

Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service
Lisburn Road
Belfast BT9 7TS
Phone: 0500 534 666
WebsiteNorthern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service


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British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR) - Part of NHSBT
The British Bone Marrow Registry (BBMR) recruits donors from the blood donor population and is run by the National Blood Service on behalf of the other UK blood transfusion services. Find out how bone marrows can save people's lives and why becoming a donor is so important.
WebsiteBritish Bone Marrow Registry


Anthony Nolan Trust

Anthony Nolan
The Anthony Nolan takes back lives from leukaemia by managing and recruiting new donors on to the UK's largest bone marrow register. To find out how you can save lives visit:
Websitewww.anthonynolan.org.uk


Medikidz

Medikidz
Medikidz believes that every child deserves access to medical information they can understand. They are creating a global community of young people that are informed, empowered and health-aware.
Websitewww.medikidz.com


British Association for Tissue Banking

British Association for Tissue Banking
The British Association for Tissue Banking explains what is involved in donating tissues, how donated tissues are used and the how people have benefited from donated tissues.
Websitewww.batb.org.uk


National Kidney Federation (NKF)

National Kidney Federation (NKF)
The NKF is the only UK charity run by kidney patients for kidney patients. Its aim is to promote, throughout the United Kingdom, the best renal medical practice and treatment, the health of people suffering from kidney disease or renal failure, and to support the related needs of those relatives and friends who care for kidney patients.
Websitewww.kidney.org.uk


Kidney Research UK

Kidney Research UK
Kidney Research UK is the leading UK charity funding research that aims to prevent, treat and manage kidney disease. Kidney Research UK also improves patient care and raises awareness of kidney disease.
Websitewww.kidneyresearchuk.org


British Kidney Patient Association (BKPA)

British Kidney Patient Association (BKPA)
The British Kidney Patient Association, founded in 1975, is a registered charity that provides kidney patients of all ages with support, advice and financial help. It also lobbies Government for more and improved facilities and funding to improve care for people with kidney disease.
Websitewww.britishkidney-pa.co.uk


Donor Family Network
The Donor Family Network is run by donor families for donor families. It has two main aims: the support of donor families and the promotion of organ and tissue donation.
Websitewww.donorfamilynetwork.co.uk


Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF)Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF)
A UK charity taking action against the effects of childhood liver disease, providing information, emotional support, research funds and a voice for all affected.
Websitewww.childliverdisease.org

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