Kayleigh Old had a life-saving operation in June. She hopes changes in the law around organ donation will help thousands like her.Read the full story ›
Today marks one month to go until Wales will become the first country in the UK to introduce a new soft opt-out system for organ and tissue donation.
It will mean that you have given 'presumed consent' for your organs to be used after your death, unless you say otherwise.
Those who have had life-saving transplants are hoping that the new legislation will mean a shorter wait for donors.
"I believe that the change to the law on organ donation gives more choice to individuals as you can opt in, out or do nothing and have deemed consent for donation. It will empower people to decide what they want to happen after their death, taking the pressure off their loved ones at such a terrible time. It is the kindest and greatest gift you can give once you have gone."
The new organ donation law will be launched in Wales from December, however some faith groups have had strong reservations about the change.Read the full story ›
The number of organ donors is rising in the lead up to Wales' historic change in the law.
An official report also says the number of people in Wales who die waiting for a transplant is falling.
More than 100,000 people have signed up to the donation register. From December a system of 'presumed consent' will be in force.
Seven-year-old Ava from Cardiff had two liver transplants before she was one. Her family hope her story will inspire others.Read the full story ›
In 100 days' time, Wales will become the first country in the UK to introduce a new soft opt-out system for organ and tissue donation.Read the full story ›
From 1st December you'll have to opt out if you're not prepared to have your organs donated after your death. David shares his story.Read the full story ›
From December it'll be presumed you're happy to have your organs donated unless you register otherwise. Sally Ann-Hart tells us her story.Read the full story ›
Sunday marks 100 days until the new organ donation law is launched here. Helena speaks to us about how her children needed transplants.Read the full story ›
This Sunday marks 100 days to go until the change to the organ donation law in Wales is launched. Alan and Teresa Wilkin share their story.Read the full story ›