May 2015

There is a shortage of people registered on the organ donor register. Although almost everybody would accept a donated organ if required, only 1/3 of the population has registered to donate an organ.

Since April 2015 114 people have made an organ donation. The problem is that 6965 patients needed an organ donation.

Please could I encourage our patients to visit www.organdonation.nhs.uk or call 0300 1232323 to find out more about registering as an organ donor.

Thank you

Dr J Hobman, 12th May 2015.

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