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Organ transplants reach record high

15 August 2013 Last updated at 13:57 BST

The number of organ transplants carried out in the UK has reached a record high, health service figures show.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) said there were 4,212 transplants in 2012-13, up 6% on the previous year.

Dominic Hughes reports.

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