Local government elections are taking place in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales in March and April. Pre-election guidance has been issued which applies to all UK civil servants, board members and staff of Non-Departmental Public Bodies including NHSBT.
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust has unveiled a permanent memorial dedicated to organ and tissue donors and their families, and as a tribute to healthcare workers who coordinate donation and transplants.
The ordering of new car leases has been suspended while the current policy is being reviewed. If your lease car is currently up for renewal, or will be shortly, please contact Larry Bannon, Fleet Services Manager on 0161 423 (5)4282, or email, for advice.
Short week. Short blog.
Monday started in the West End and was a day of 121s and phone calls – what did we do before mobile phones? – (don’t write in!). I spent some time with our Chairman, John Pattullo and Jane Minifie planning the Board agenda, coming up in …
A recent follow up study, carried out by our colleagues in Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (H&I) in collaboration with the Freeman Hospital, has shown that the formation of antibodies against a transplanted heart can have an impact on the future function of the organ and early intervention is key to preventing this.
NHSBT is commencing testing of some blood donations for hepatitis E virus (HEV), and we will be supplying HEV negative blood components to hospitals from today, 14 March 2016 for certain patient groups.