Meet some of the donors whose lifesaving blood was rushed to Manchester hospitals to treat patients on the night of the Manchester terror attack one year ago today.
In 2017, the 9,000th transplant supported by the Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) laboratory in Newcastle took place. The one common denominator for these transplants is that the work up is performed by our colleagues in the H&I department.
The recent freezing weather conditions brought out the best from colleagues who worked hard to continue our lifesaving work, getting blood and organs to those who needed them most.
In a flurry of pink ribbons, balloons and cake the ODT Hub was officially launched back in September 2017. The launch also marked the beginning of cardiothoracic (heart and lung) offering coming into ODT Hub Operations allowing Specialist Nurses (SNODs) more time to support donor families.
The NHS is turning 70 on 5 July 2018. Patsy Lowson, Senior Sister, and her mother, Eileen, a retired nurse, share their memories of working for one of the nation’s most loved institutions.
Back in March, we celebrated National Apprenticeship Week, promoting our scheme and how apprenticeships can work for everyone.
The Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation on an opt out system for organ donation closed on 6 March. Thank you to everyone involved and for being part of a national conversation on organ donation.
We’ve all been tasked with helping the organisation save money on travel. There are lots of ways to do this, including not travelling in the first place if your meeting can be held via Skype for Business!
Dying Matters Week runs from 14-18 May and Marion Jones, Hospital Development Nurse Practitioner, highlights what the week is about.
Our Clinical Biotechnology Centre (CBC) is to be part of a collaborative group awarded almost £10m to develop vaccines to stop killer diseases like Ebola and Zika.