People who are waiting for a transplant

Ruban – waiting for a kidney transplant

Ruban, 27, from Croydon is waiting for a second kidney transplant having been born with chronic renal failure.

Jessica – waiting for a kidney and pancreas transplant

Jessica, 30, from London was diagnosed with type one diabetes aged 13 and knows she will need a kidney and pancreas transplant in future.

Jim - waiting for a heart transplant

Jim had a meningitis virus infection in his heart as a child, and has now had two heart pumps fitted while waiting for a heart transplant.

Simon - waiting 6 years for a kidney

Simon was born with renal dysplasia, a serious kidney condition. Simon had his first kidney transplant in 2005 thanks to his mum offering to be a living donor. Unfortunately, in 2009, the kidney failed.