A formerly fit and healthy father of two from Bishop's Stortford is in urgent need of a life-saving heart transplant after suddenly falling ill on a family holiday.
Forty year old Christopher Rasor caught a potentially lethal type of pneumonia, caused by Legionella's disease, while away in Spain in August. He is now in a critical condition at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.
His family are urging the government to introduce legislation so patients automatically opt in to the organ donation scheme. They've also set up a Just Giving page here
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