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From the Heart campaign

As part of ITV's From the Heart campaign, we look at the shortage of organ donors and speak to some of the hundreds of people in the North East waiting for transplants.

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From the Heart campaign - how to join the organ donor register

This week, ITV's From the Heart campaign is looking at the issue of organ donation Credit: ITV

Less than a third of people in the North East have signed up to the organ donor register, which lets doctors know they want to donate their organs if they die in circumstances where that is possible.

This week, as part of ITV's From the Heart, we are looking at the issue.

If you want to join the organ donor register, you can find further information here.

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