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We need to educate as many people as possible as to the benefits of organ donation. To do this we need to be proactive. Have the conversations. Talk to people. It’s up to you to spread the message that we need change.
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There are 7000* waiting for
An organ transplant. Almost 49,000 people in the UK have endured the wait for an organ transplant in the last 10 years and over 6,000, including 270 children, have died before receiving the transplant they desperately needed.
I’m waiting for a new liver
Hello, my name is Lucinda and if I don’t get a liver transplant within the next year and a half I will die.
I suffer from a disease called Autoimmune hepatitis Type 2 and over the years, this has caused irreversible damage to my liver. My only chance of survival is by having a liver transplant. Unfortunately, I am blood type ‘O’ so I may have to wait longer than most people.
In the meantime, my deteriorating health makes it impossible for me to work, or lead anything like a normal life.
Lucinda Parker Roberts set up We Are Names Not Numbers to bring together all those who are in favour of presumed organ donation. Currently there are a number of petitions and this meant that people were unsure of which petition to sign. We Are Names Not Numbers is...read more
You are who you know We need to educate as many people as possible as to the benefits of organ donation. To do this we need to be proactive. Have the conversations. Talk to people. It's up to you to spread the message that we need change. Almost 49,000 people in the...read more
We are working on one central petition for presumed organ consent in the UK. By signing our petition (sending your name and email address until it is up) you are agreeing to us contacting you when we have our petition ready for a change in the law in the UK to...read more
Time for a change?
Of the almost 7,000* patients currently on the UK’s transplant waiting list, 30% have been waiting more than two years. More than 500 of them have been waiting longer than five years – that’s over 1,800 days each. (NHS Organ Donation Website) 2015)