Cumbria warned of organ shortage - as it's revealed 40 people have died on transplant list



There are 45 people on the transplant list - five are in Barrow, five are in South Lakeland and six are in Copeland.
NHS Blood and Transplant released the figures to mark the beginning of organ donation week which starts tomorrow (Monday). It hopes to recruit thousands of more donors.
One resident keen to encourage people to opt-in to the organ donation scheme and discuss this with their families is 55-year-old Stephen Hancock.
When you join the list, the likelihood is you will never be a donor- you are much more likely to need a transplant than you are to be asked to give one The Bootle... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Regional North West , Views: 62
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