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Organ recipient Callum Reid

A 24 year old whose life was saved by a kidney transplant today backed a campaign to help increase donor numbers in Scotland.

You may have seen news coverage around the 28th June 2017 on the Scottish Government announcement that it intends to introduce legislation to move to a

The annual Organ, Tissue and Transplant Report Card has now been published.

Plans to move to soft opt out system.

Following a public consultation, the Scottish Government intends to introduce legislation for a soft opt out system of organ and tissue donation.

Holyrood's Health and Sport committee announce position on an opt-out system of organ donation

The Scottish Parliament is currently considering a member’s Bill proposing a ‘soft opt out’ system of organ donation.

Scots urged to spread some festive goodwill by joining the NHS Organ Donor Register

Scotland’s capital city has the highest support for organ donation in the whole of the UK, a new survey released for National Transplant Week has shown

Ten year old Evan Goodbrand kick starts National Transplant Week

A new, updated version of the NHS Organ Donor Register was officially launched across the UK today.

Brian Robertson decided to give a stranger the ultimate gift

Fiona Birkinshaw speaks of her pride following loss of her mother

New research shows almost half of Scots (45 per cent) haven’t discussed their organ donation wishes with their family.

Report card shows significant success

Organ Donation Scotland campaign launches

NHS Blood and Transplant has stressed there is a 'national shortage' of corneas, and has urged the public to consider giving their eyes to help improve the lives of thousands of blind or partially sighted people.

Transplant recipients are being encouraged to feedback their experiences to help the NHS continually improve transplant services.

Public Health Minister Michael Matheson speaks as Holyrood debates opt-out petition

A huge increase in the number of people receiving a life-saving transplant in Scotland has been attributed to a co-ordinated nationwide effort over the last six years.

Seven Braehead Clan ice hockey players have united to highlight how the seven words ‘I want to be an organ donor’ could save up to seven lives.