Kidney transplant patients sent letter to 'ask friends and family' for organ donation

GLASGOW EVENING TIMES | Caroline Wilson
Patients waiting for a kidney transplant to be sent letter encouraging them to ask family and friends
EVERY patient who is waiting for a kidney transplant in Scotland is to be sent a letter encouraging them to ask family and friends if would consider being a donor.

More than 400 people are currently waiting for transplant and face an uncertain wait for a kidney from a deceased donor.

In the latest strategy to help drive down the waiting list, the Scottish Government is to contact every patient, highlighting the living donor process.

Over the last ten years, more than 500 people in Scotland have become living kidney donors, with figures highlighting 86 people donated last year. Continue reading
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