Welcome to the Register. Now tell your family
Tell them in person
Tips to help you start the conversation with family and friends
Find the right time to talk. Perhaps in the car or while sharing the washing up.
Explain that you have registered your decision to become an organ donor.
Tell them how you arrived at your decision, and how donating your organs and tissues could improve or even save lives.
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Your data is shared only with your chosen recipients and not used or stored by NHS Blood and Transplant. We'll open Whatsapp for you to select your contacts before sending.
Tell others about signing up as an organ donor
We will send new registrants a donor card but you can also share or print yours here.
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A lifesaving gift is on the Christmas list of thousands of people this yearMore than 6,000 people are facing Christmas on the waiting list for an organ transplant, with over 180 children awaiting a life-saving gift.
Need for more organ donors, to help patients with diabetesMum and daughters, all affected by Type 1 diabetes, call on more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register and share decision with friends and family.
NHS Organ Donation Register reaches 25-year milestoneFittingly, there are now nearly 25 million people on the NHS Organ Donor Register and more than 20,000 lives have potentially been saved or transformed thanks to its introduction.
From spring 2020, all adults in England will be considered to have agreed to be organ donors after death unless they have recorded a decision not to donate. We all still have a choice. I've registered my decision, have you?
I’ve just registered my decision to become an organ donor and told my family. Join me and millions of others who have decided to pass on the gift of life.
Faith is no barrier to organ donation. Find out more about how organ donation can go ahead in line with your faith or beliefs on the Organ Donation website.