The number of people currently known to be alive thanks to organ transplants has broken 50,000 for the first time.
Bristol’s new state of the art eye bank has officially opened today (June 14) with an appeal for more people from the city to give the gift of sight.
These new schemes have been introduced to help make sure patients who are in most need of the donor lungs are prioritised.
Former footballer, turned pundit and manager, Jimmy Bullard is used to tackling tricky questions around the game, which for some is matter of life and death.
The waiting time to a kidney transplant has dropped by 18% over the past five years, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced, to mark World Kidney Day, Thursday March 9.