North East woman who donated a kidney urges donor registration

One of the first people to donate a kidney while still alive is urging others to register as a donor.

Kate Clarkson, who lives near Hexham, spoke at the start of National Transplant Week.

Only one in five in in the North East has signed a register to donate organs after they die.

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National Transplant Week

One of the first North East people to donate a kidney while they were still alive is urging others to consider registering as an organ donor.