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From the Heart: saving lives

We are launching a new campaign to help save thousands of lives and we want your help. There are currently 10,000 people waiting for a transplant - but life is a lottery on the transplant list. We are also using the new QR Code to spread the word.

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From the Heart: 'Anxiety about donation'

Consultant transplant physician Dr Paul Harden, from Oxford, says there's an 'anxiety about donation' and a lot of misconceptions about the risks involved. Every day 3 people will die waiting for a transplant, due to the desperate shortage of donor organs.

There are currently ten thousand people waiting for a transplant, and none of them know whether they will get the call in time. We'll be exploring the issue of organ donation in our From the Heart series this week.

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