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1,500 people in Scotland have donated since first surgery in Edinburgh in 1960.

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Intensive care consultant has spoken of her gratitude at having her sight restored.

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Organ Donation Week 2020 saw people across Scotland encouraged to have a conversation about organ donation to help their families honour their organ donation decision.

New law comes into effect next March.

Legislation to introduce an opt-out system of organ and tissue donation for deceased donors was passed by the Scottish Parliament in June 2019.

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The number of living donor transplants via the UK Living Kidney Sharing Scheme (UKLKSS) have more than doubled in Scotland, as new figures released to mark World Kidney Day show.

A ten year old boy who is living life to the full thanks to a heart valve transplant, has launched this year’s Organ Donation Week.

A transplant recipient who was able to grow his family thanks to the NHS Organ Donor Register has shared his gratitude on its 25th anniversary.

Actress Leah MacRae has backed the drive to get people talking about organ and tissue donation, as new research shows 38 per cent of people in Scotland haven’t yet had that potentially life-saving conversation.

A woman with type 1 diabetes whose life was transformed by islet transplantation has shared her story to mark World Diabetes Day.

A man who described his vision being like a paracetamol dissolved in water before a life-changing cornea transplant this year has shared his gratitude to celebrate World Sight Day.