A new campaign has been launched to increase awareness of the upcoming change to organ donation law.
A 15-year-old boy has become the 100th child in Scotland to receive a kidney from a living donor.
The 1,000th transplant involving living kidney swap donors will take place this week.
Parents are being urged to consider organ donation when their child dies as new figures show the number donating has not changed in years.
A total of 265 Scots have died while on the waiting list for a new kidney over the last decade, figures have revealed.
Opt-out organ donation has been supported by the Scottish Parliament in an attempt to increase the number of potential life-saving donors.
MSPs are to be asked to agree the general principles of a bill which presumes consent for organ donation.
More than 1,300 people signed up to the organ donor register following an episode of BBC Two documentary Hospital.
The number of people waiting for a lung transplant has risen by 46% over the past five years, the latest figures show.
Parents are significantly less likely to consent to donate a child’s organs after their death compared with other relatives, new figures show.
A local man who is donating a kidney to a stranger has appealed to others to consider doing the same.
A machine which keeps a liver “alive” outside the body for up to 24 hours before a transplant could have a “transformative effect” on organ waiting lists, scientists have said.
Scientists have grown sheep embryos containing human cells for the first time, almost a year after announcing the creation of a human-pig hybrid.
Kathleen, who needs kidney dialysis, pleads for folk to sign up for organ donation after reading Dundee man’s story
A Dundee woman who requires dialysis three times a week has appealed for people to register and become an organ donor.
A popular Dundee man will be honoured for saving lives through organ donation.
A four-year-old girl is starting school with a new heart thanks to the “selfless decision” taken by the family of her organ donor, her mother has said.
A Dundee mum is preparing to “put herself in danger” and donate an organ to “save” her husband who’s suffering from kidney failure.
NHS Tayside transplant co-ordinator Irene Russell was presented with the Ronnie McIntosh Trophy in recognition of her contribution to organ transplantation at the Renal Patient Conference at Ninewells.
A self-confessed hypochondriac who donated one of his kidneys to a stranger is calling on others to do the same.
A Dundee man, whose life was saved by organ transplants, has reached out to two football clubs to try to set up a charity game to honour his donor.