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On the 70th Anniversary of the NHS in Scotland, around 550 people in Scotland are waiting for an organ or tissue transplant.  Since 1999, 545 Scottish donors who had registered on the NHS Organ Donor Register provided 1520 life-saving and life-improvin

In order to increase donation rates, the whole health system and all parts of individual hospitals should be knowledgeable about, embrace and support donation and transplantation.

The ‘We Need Everybody’ campaign features Gordon who had a heart transplant aged just 13, and other people of all ages, shapes, sizes and ethnicities baring almost all which highlights that anyone can be an organ donor.

A kidney from a living donor is often the best option for those awaiting a transplant, and optimally can be done before needing dialysis.