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Organ Donation Week 2017

  • Have members of your family ever taorgan donation week 17lked about what you would do if one of you needed a heart, liver, kidney or other organ transplant to live?
  • Would you accept a life-saving organ from a donor?
  • If you would take an organ, would you be prepared to donate yours to save lives when you die?

Organ Donation Week provides an opportunity for the organ donation and transplant community to promote organ donation nationally and locally, whilst highlighting the importance of organ donation and celebrating those who have saved lives.

Sally Johnson, Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation said "We hope people across the UK will get behind the week and the opportunity it presents to focus people's attention on organ donation.  People waiting for transplants depend on people being willing to donate their organs and sadly on average three people die every day across the UK due to a shortage of donated organs.'

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