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National Organ Donation Week: Would you donate an organ to save another life?

Credit: NHS

This week marks National Organ Donation Week.

Official statistics show that the percentage of Channel Islanders signed up to the organ donation register is low, with only 13% signed up,

This means the islands are seriously lagging behind the UK when it comes to the percentage of people who have signed up to donate an organ.

13%
of islanders in Jersey are signed up to the organ donation register.
12%
of islanders in Guernsey are signed up to the organ donation register.
37%
of people in the UK are signed up to the organ donation register.

There are 18 Channel Islanders currently waiting on the transplant list. For these people, it really is life or death.

Would you give an organ to save another's life?

Take our poll to have your say:

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More information on signing the register can be found online here.