Organ and tissue donation has always been a cause close to Cor’s heart, and even more so since becoming the first Scot to receive a double hand transplant. Her surgery was life changing however for so many it is life saving. We’ll continue to campaign with NHS BT’s goals at heart.
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is an executive non-departmental public body of England’s Department of Health and Social Care. It was established on 1 October 2005 to take over the responsibilities of two separate NHS agencies: UK Transplant (now renamed Organ Donation and Transplantation), founded by Dr. Geoffrey Tovey in 1972, and the National Blood Service.
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