Around 600 people across Scotland are currently waiting for an organ transplant, including many patients in the Forth Valley area.
By signing up to the organ donor register you could help save the lives of several seriously ill patients.
42% of people in the Forth Valley have signed up already!
How Can I Sign Up?
The quickest and easiest way to register is online. Simply visit www.organdonationscotland.org.
If you would prefer to register over the phone please call 0300 123 23 23. Lines are open 24 hours a day.
Text ODSCOT to 61611 to register with your mobile phone.
Download a registration form. Once complete please send to:
NHS Blood and Transplant
Fox Den Road
Local Patient Stories
If you need any further inspiration or encouragement why not read some of the stories of some local people in Forth Valley who are currently waiting for an organ donation as well as those whose lives have been transformed following a successful transplant.
More information and resources can be found on Organ Donation Scotland.
Dr Helen Tyler, who works in intensive care at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, has personal experience of how giving and receiving organs can change lives.
Bernard McGuckin – Lung Transplant Patient
Bernard McGuckin is a grandfather from Denny and has suffered from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder (COPD) since 1999.