Donation and Transplantation in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Donation and Transplantation

The Anthony Nolan Trust

Recruits for and manages a register of stem cell donors for bone marrow transplants for patients with blood cancers; describes their services, research, and provides details of how to get involved.

British Transplantation Society

Aims to advance the study of the biological and clinical problems of tissue and organ transplantation. Contains details of events and activities plus position papers concerning clinical research and ethics.

Centre for Evidence in Transplantation

Researches evidence-based information on all aspects of solid organ transplantation. Contains a news archive and details of current research projects.

Donor Family Network

Support network for families of deceased loved ones who have donated organs. Contains details of events and practical information on transplant procedures, brain stem death and emotional issues.

Give 2 Live

This campaign, in memory of a young woman who died awaiting a transplant, aims to raise public awareness of organ donation. Outlines the campaign's initiatives and explains about the "presumed consent" petition.

Give a Kidney – One’s Enough

Works to raise awareness of altruistic kidney donation, from a living person to a stranger who has kidney failure. Includes information resources, links and contacts.

Human Tissue Authority

Regulates the removal, storage, use and disposal of human bodies, organs and tissue from the living and deceased. Includes codes of practice, consultation information and details of the Authority's role in transplantation and donation.

Legacy of Life

Features stories from donor families who have found comfort following their loved ones' donations.

Liver Transplant Support

Provides information resources and help with the understanding of a liver transplant; includes details of regional groups and contacts.

Living Kidney Donation

Offers a library of resources about altruistic kidney donation, with the diary of a woman who donated a kidney for transplant to a stranger.

Matching Donors

Charity which matches willing living donors with those needing organ transplants.

NHS Organ Donation

NHS organ donation portal provides information on becoming a donor, along with FAQ, reports, statistics, advice and related news.

Organ Donation Scotland

Offers Scotland-specific information for people needing transplants and those who are willing to donate organs.

To Transplant and Beyond

The website of John Fisher, who received a heart transplant in August 2000, and now actively campaigns to promote and raise funds for heart transplantation.

Transplant Kids

Offering information for children about organ transplants, aimed especially at children directly affected by transplant issues. Includes success stories, message board and explanations of procedures.

Transplant Sport UK

Organises sports and social events for organ transplant recipients while raising awareness of transplantation. Contains a diary of events plus reports and photographs from previous years' annual Transplant Games.

Transplant Support Network

Nationwide network providing telephone support to patients receiving or waiting for transplants and their families. Contains volunteer and funding information plus testimonials.

Transplant Week

Organised annually in July to raise awareness of the NHS Organ Donor Register, and to reduce the waiting times for a transplant; includes news, events calendar, and how to get involved.

UK Transplant

Manages the National Transplant Database of donors and patients, and the national Organ Donor Register; information about their services and policies, annual report and job vacancies.

UK Transplant Co-ordinators Association

Supporting those working as Transplant Coordinators throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. Includes legislative and training information plus a members' area.

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