‘I thank my donor every day for my gift of life.’
More than 500 people have donated a kidney to save a stranger’s life over the past decade, according to a new report.
Figures released by NHS Blood and Transplant said 509 people have donated a kidney to someone they didn’t know since 2006, when it became legal to do so.
Despite the figures, 5,338 people remain on the transplant list waiting for a new kidney or a combined kidney and pancreas transplant.
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The majority of kidney donations still come from deceased donors. Continue reading
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