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As a young, newly-married man with a career in the oil industry and the prospect of starting a family, David Speers had everything to live for.

The number of people in Scotland who have signed up to be organ donors has reached a record high of more than two million, the government has said.

Record numbers of Scots are willing to donate their organs to save lives with more than two million

A mother whose son’s death saved the lives of five people has backed a campaign for more teenagers to register as organ do

A popular education pack about organ donation has been republished and copies are being distributed to every secondary school across Scotland from this week.

The mum of a tragic hero schoolboy who saved FIVE lives with his organs joins a push to educate kids about becoming donors.

Lily Turley’s son Daryl was 13 when he passed away in 2009, and Lily and her husband Davy made the decision to donate Daryl’s organs.

A mum whose son Daryl saved the lives of five others after he died in a road accident is hoping his story will inspire others to sign up to the organ donor register.

NHS Grampian has reached an organ donation high - with four in 10 people signed up to the register.

A total of 40.2% of residents in the health board area are now registered on the donor list.

Four in ten people in Grampian have signed up to the NHS organ donor register, according to new figures.

Over the last five years the percentage of north-east residents on the register has risen from 30% in 2007, to 40% this year.

NHS Tayside has reached an organ donation high with four in ten people now signed up to the NHS Organ Donor Register.

The health board now boasts the second highest percentage of sign-ups in the country, with 41.5 per cent of big-hearted Scots from the region registering their wish to become an organ donor.

A mum whose son saved five lives after his death has urged people to join the organ donation ­register.

The mother of a young boy whose organs saved the life of five people has backed an appeal for more members of the public to sign up to the organ donation register.