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Transplant patient urges people to donate organs

A woman from Honiton is celebrating a year since she had a double lung transplant.

Twelve months ago Kirstie Tancock was on a life support machine.

Kirstie is calling on people to sign the organ donation register, as part of National Transplant Week.

A woman who had a double lung transplant is urging people to sign the organ donation register Credit: ITV Westcountry


Devon transplant patient urges donors to come forward

Kirstie Tancock got married weeks before her transplant Credit: ITV West Country

It's National Transplant Week and a woman from Devon whose life was saved by a double lung transplant is campaigning for more donors to come forward.

Kirstie Tancock from Honiton had the surgery a year ago. She now works to get more people to sign up to the donor register.