53-year-old Satnam Kang has been having regular dialysis at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. He has been waiting for a kidney transplant for eight years. The lack of organ donors coming forward from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds means his wait continues.
Mr Kang's consultant, Dr Adnan Sharif, has said that people who have previously donated organs to help others should receive priority treatment if they ever need a donor organ
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