Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
Live Life Then Give Life
Live Life Then Give Life Is a UK charity that exists to improve education and awareness of organ donation and to fund projects that increase the numbers of successful transplants in the UK.
Cystic Fibrosis Trust
The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the UK’s only national charity dealing with all aspects of Cystic Fibrosis (CF). It funds research to treat and cure CF and aims to ensure appropriate clinical care and support for people with the condition. Contact the helpline on 0300 373 1000 or visit their site.
Organ Donor Register
Information from the NHS on how to register to become an organ donor. Contact the 24hr Organ Donor Line on 0300 123 23 23, or visit their site.
Donor Family Network
The Donor Family Network is run by donor families for donor families. The Network has two main aims: the support of donor families and the promotion of organ and tissue donation. Contact them by phone on 0845 680 1954, or visit their site.
Transplant Support Network
The Transplant Support Network is a nationwide network of trained volunteer transplant patients and their carers, who provide confidential telephone support for others coping with transplantation. Contact them by phone on 0800 027 4490 and 0800 027b 4491, or visit their website.
The Human Tissue Authority
The Human Tissue Authority is an independent watchdog that makes sure human tissue is used safely and ethically, and with proper consent. They also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people.