Useful Links

Organ donation law change in England

The law around organ donation in England was changed on 20th May 2020 to allow more people to save more lives.

Registering your decision to donate your organs after death

This provides you with information about your choices on the NHS Organ Donor Register.

Transplant activity report

Organ donation is giving an organ to help someone who needs a transplant. Transplants save lives.

Supplementary report

Organ Donation and Transplantation data for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, covering 2019-2020. Infographic.

National Kidney Federation

A charity run by kidney patients for kidney patients and are the eyes and ears of the NFK and its controlling force. The online renal community has brought patients together and share their journeys.

Your Faiths & Beliefs

Working with faith leaders and representatives of the various beliefs systems in the UK to understand questions about whether your faith or beliefs affect your ability to become an organ donor.

The National Black, Asian, Mixed Race, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Transplant Alliance (NBTA)

A coalition of organisations that seeks to promote awareness of organ, blood and stem cell donation amongst BAME people and to increase the number of donors from these communities.

Reports, guidance, presentations

This page provides access to useful resources, including research reports, data and strategic documents from the NBTA, useful leaflets and guidance on organ donation and different BAME and faith groups, and presentations from NBTA events.

Community Investment Scheme Report 2020

This report outlines the activities carried out by the organisations that were successfully awarded a grant through NHSBT and Transplants BAME Community Investment Scheme and enable them to undertake projects in their community to increase support for organ donation.

Living Transplant Initiative (LTI):

The final report of a three-year work on increasing living kidney donation in BAME groups was published by the National BAME Transplant Alliance (NBTA) and NHSBT. Videos and leaflets on living kidney donation from a Hindu and Jain perspective were produced and are now available for use nationally. Work on living kidney donation aimed at our communities continues and is now led by two hospitals in London; the Royal Free and Hammersmith Hospitals. A copy of the final LTI report is available directly below: