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Organs still short as donors rise

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Almost a million more people in the UK signed up as organ donors last year - a rise of 7%, according to the Organ Donation Taskforce.

However, the Taskforce also says the number of people needing transplant surgery is increasing at a greater rate, so there is still an urgent need for more donors.

Jane Hughes reports.

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