NHS Blood and Transplant
This coronavirus treatment involves plasma being collected from donors who have recovered from Covid-19, via their blood.
Currently, men who have sex with men must not have had sex for three months if they wish to donate blood.
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The difference both my cornea transplants have made to me is incredible. I only really realised how lucky I was when I needed a second one. At that point I wouldn't have been able to see at all had I not been lucky enough to receive the first.
'She would be very proud of her legacy.'
A 13-year-old girl has been identified as the UK donor who saved or transformed the most lives through organ donation. A
'So many people could be saved.'
Patricia Carroll, 65, has lived through the unthinkable. Her daughter Natalie, who lived with Type 1 diabetes, died at the
When patients receive blood transfusions, they need blood closely matched to their own. This is most likely to come from a donor of the same ethnicity. And with sickle cell affecting predominantly those of African and Caribbean decent, it means they need blood from black donors.
Just 1% of blood donors in England are black.