You inherit your blood type from your parents. Learn more about blood types and why receiving the wrong type of blood can be dangerous.
Blood and blood vessels
Blood flowing through the blood vessels carries oxygen, nutrients and waste around the body. Find out the components of blood.
Routine antenatal tests
During pregnancy, you'll be offered a range of tests, including blood tests and ultrasound scans. Each test can tell you something about you and your baby’s health.
A heart transplant is an operation to replace a damaged heart with a healthy donor heart. Learn about waiting lists and life after a transplant.