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Small rise in organ donors 'could save more lives'

New annual UK figures from the NHS showed nearly a quarter more patients living in Wales have had transplants.

Altogether, 214 patients living in Wales received organs in the 12 months up to March - compared to 174 in the previous year.

Consultant Mike Stephens, a transplant surgeon at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, said a few extra donors can make a big difference.

  • 01 Sep 2016
  • From the section Wales
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