NHS Blood and Transplant has appointed Dale Gardiner as the UK’s new national Clinical Lead for Organ Donation.
For the first year ever, more than 1,500 people in the UK have donated their organs after they died and this means that more people than ever have had a transplant to transform their life.
NHS Blood and Transplant has warned of a worrying decline in living kidney donation as new figures hit an eight year low.
Teachers are being urged to use organ donation teaching resources to help pupils contribute to the Government’s consultation into an ‘opt out’ organ donation system
From Monday morning (19th) until Friday evening (23rd), Anthony Clarkson - the Assistant Director of Organ Donation and Nursing - will be guest editing the account