On ITV News West Country tonight at 6pm, we look at kidney donations from living donors. Most "live" donations are within families but there are a small number of altruistic donors who donate one of their kidneys to a person they don't know who's waiting on the transplant list.
Derriford Hospital in Plymouth is one of the pioneers of this type of transplant. Our Health Correspondent Jacquie Bird has been to watch one - watch her full report on tonight's programme.
More top news
This Plymouth super-fan has come from Australia to watch his team in the League 2 final - but is leaving tonight!
Unsettled weather throughout the week: Philippa has your weather forecast
A young sailor from Cornwall is marking the centenary of the biggest sea battle of World War I - she is honouring her ancestor who took part