Kidney patient thanks donor after 17 years on dialysis

A woman from Knutsford in Cheshire received the perfect Christmas gift after waiting 17 years for a kidney transplant. Emma Woodward's kidney stopped working when she was just 26 years old.

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Emma's life transformed

As we start the New Year hundreds and hundreds of people will be hoping for the start of a new life. They are those waiting for an organ transplant.

The life of Emma Woodward from Knutsford was transformed in December when she received a new kidney.

But she says many may lose out because people who have signed up to the organ donor register haven't told their loved ones what they want to happen to their organs if they die.

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