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A new campaign to encourage more people to sign up to the Organ Donor Register has been launched with the announcement that two in every five Scots has joined the donor list.

A woman who underwent a life-saving heart transplant has called on more Scots...

A YOUNG woman who underwent a life-saving heart transplant has called on more Scots to join the organ donor register.

Samantha Bell, 29, right, from Cambuslang said signing up to the register was the “most amazing thing anyone can do”.

A NEW drive has been launched to encourage more Scots to sign up to donate their organs when they die.

A heart transplant patient has helped launch the Scottish government's organ donor register drive and spoke of the donor who gave her the "gift of life".

A new campaign designed to encourage Scots to sign up to the NHS Organ Donor Register has been launched today.

The inspirational stories of Alice Pyne and Natalia Aggiano, two people celebrated at this year’s Pride of Britain Awards, has galvanised Scots to sign-up to the NHS Organ Donor Register. 

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.

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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