Medical experts say they’re worried about the shortage of donors available in the UK and are trying to encourage more people to sign up.
Doctor Gerlinde Mandersloot is in charge of organ donation at the Royal London Hospital. Ayesha says she hasn’t been able to go out with her mates since April
She said: “For these people, either being housebound, not being able to go out with their friends, not being able to get the careers they want, is a terrible limbo to be in.”Ayesha’s one of around 1,000 people in the UK under the age of 30 who needs an organ donor.
At least three people a day die in the UK waiting for a transplant while they’re on the organ donor register.
This excludes people who have become so unwell that a transplant wouldn’t be successful in the first place.
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