Episode 5

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Duration: 45 minutes

More than 8,000 people are currently waiting for an organ transplant. Nadia Sawalha and Dr Jonty Heaversedge present a series following patients and families going through these life-saving operations.

The programme reveals the agonizing ordeal of those waiting for an organ and tells the amazing stories of the people whose lives have been changed for the better after receiving their gift of life.

Through a mixture of live interviews and moving films, Lifegivers speaks to patients, families, friends and celebrities about the miracle of modern medicine and how their lives have been transformed by it.


Nadia Sawalha
Dr Jonty Heaversedge


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