Organ transplants hit record high in UK

A record 3,706 organ transplants took place in the UK last year, an increase of 5% on the previous 12 months.

But NHS Blood and Transplant said there was still a long waiting list, with three people a day dying because of a lack of a suitable organ.

The refusal of relatives to allow donation often remains a key obstacle — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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