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2014
Celebrities
26th February 2014

Dates for 2014 confirmed!

National Transplant Week 2014 will take place from 7 – 13 July. So get ready to get involved and help us raise even more awareness of organ donation.

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2013
Celebrities
8th July 2013

Richard Branson, Homeland’s David Harewood, news presenter Kay Burley and Emmerdale’s Wil Johnson urge people to pass on their organ donation wishes

To mark the start of this year’s National Transplant Week (July 8-14), some of the UK’s best known communicators are showing the public how important and easy it is to let those closest to them know that they want to be an organ donor.

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ASDA Logo
8th July 2013

ASDA Announces New Partnership To Raise Awareness Of The Importance Of Organ Donation

Asda has announced a major new life saving partnership with NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) to support this year’s National Transplant Week.

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BME
8th July 2013

Two thirds of families from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities refuse to donate their loved one’s organs

Last year there were 1,212 people who donated their organs after their death, but of those just 56 were from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.

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Film Competition 2013
1st July 2013

Winners of nationwide NHS film competition announced

The winners of this year's Organ Donation Through A Lens competition were announced today, with the overall winners being awarded a prize of £1,000 worth of camera equipment.

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Film Competition 2013
6th June 2013

Shortlist announced in national organ donation film competition

Nine films have been shortlisted in the annual Organ Donation Through A Lens short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant.

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Film Competition 2013
20th May 2013

Film competition now closed

Our Organ Donation Through a Lens competition is now closed. Thanks to all of those who sent in entries - we've had a great response. Judging will now take place and the shortlisted films are available to watch on Youtube.

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Aled Jones
8th May 2013

Organ Donation Concert Supported by Aled Jones

Transplant Sport UK is delighted to announce details of "Donate Life" – an amazing evening of music and song at a concert to be held at City Hall, Sheffield on Saturday 13 July.

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Film Competition 2013
25th March 2013

National film competition urges public to talk to loved ones about their organ donation wishes

NHS Blood and Transplant has launched a short-film competition urging people to pass on their organ donation wishes to family and friends.

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2012

Transplant Week
16th July 2012

This year's National Transplant Week has now come to an end.

This year we focused not just on encouraging more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register but also wanted to highlight the importance of passing on the message that you've registered to your friends and family.

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Black and Minority Ethnic (BME)
13th July 2012

Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) community urged to sign up to NHS Organ Donor Register

The annual, UK-wide, awareness week runs from 9th to 15th July to increase understanding of organ donation and encourage more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register (ODR).

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Love Hope Strength
11th July 2012

Music charity partnership launched to reach new audiences during National Transplant Week

Music is the key to a new partnership being launched this week between NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT).

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Torbay Hospital
10th July 2012

Torbay Hospital supports National Transplant Week 2012

Torbay Hospital is urging the public to 'pass on' their donation wishes to loved ones during the annual, UK-wide, awareness week which runs from 9th to 15th July.

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National Transplant Week
9th July 2012

Family Support For Organ Donation Doubles When Wishes Are Known – Pass It On

New figures released today to mark National Transplant Week show family support for organ donation more than doubles when people know about their loved one's wishes.

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Edith with Clapperboard
9th July 2012

Infographic conveys the importance of consent

Our new infographic clarifies and highlights some very important statistics relating to consent and organ donation.

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Edith with Clapperboard
3rd July 2012

Winners of National Transplant Week film competition 2012 announced

The winners of a film competition to mark National Transplant Week (9-15 July) and raise awareness of the importance of organ donation were announced today.

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Alfie Barkers Film
28th June 2012

Leeds film maker makes final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Leeds film maker, Alfie Barker, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the nationwide ‘Organ Donation Through A Lens’ short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant, with his film 'Imagine'.

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Antonia Ferrara and Lou Armits film
28th June 2012

Peterborough film makers make final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Peterborough film makers, Antonia Ferrara and Lou Armit, have been shortlisted as finalists in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHSBT, with their film 'Jamie and Carol's story.'

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James McGuires Film
28th June 2012

Huddersfield film maker makes final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Huddersfield film maker, James McGuire, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant, with his film 'Craig'

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Joe Manders Film
28th June 2012

Essex film makers make final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Essex film makers, Joe Mander and Luke Whitlam, have been shortlisted as finalists in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHSBT, with their film 'Organ Donation'.

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Kingsley Hoskins Film
28th June 2012

Oxford film maker makes final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Oxford film maker, Kingsley Hoskins, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant, with his film 'Save 3 Lives.'

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Marcus Mehtas Film
28th June 2012

Nottingham film maker makes final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Nottingham film maker, Marcus Mehta, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant, with his film 'To The Edge and Back'.

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Paul Dallisons Film
28th June 2012

Liverpool film maker makes final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Liverpool film maker, Paul Dallison, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant, with his film 'The 4th Emergency Service'.

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Phil McGuires Film
28th June 2012

Wirral film maker makes final shortlist for NHS Organ Donation film competition

Wirral film maker, Phil McGuire, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the nationwide 'Organ Donation Through A Lens' short film competition run by NHS Blood and Transplant, with his film 'Organ Donation.'

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Action Pack Logo
8th June 2012

Action Pack Now Available

You can help Pass It On this year using our action pack which is now available to download.

In the action pack you’ll find a great range of downloadable materials to help you promote National Transplant Week - from leaflets and posters, to screensavers and web banners.

Everyone can get involved - whether you're an individual, company or charity, you can help us by encouraging more people to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register, and to pass the message on to their family and friends.


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