National Transplant Week

It's National Transplant Week - a time when the Transplant Service wants us all to discuss with our families what our feelings are about donating organs when we die.

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Appeal for more people to sign up as organ donors

A transplant operation at Derriford Hospital Credit: ITV News West Country

It's National Transplant Week, a time when it's hoped more people will sign up to the donor register. Derriford Hospital in Plymouth has one of the highest rates in the country for the number of its altruistic donors - healthy people who donate one of their kidneys to strangers.

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