Around one in a hundred people who die in the UK die in circumstances where they are able to donate their organs.
A bill to introduce an "opt-out" system for organ and tissue donation in Scotland has been passed by Holyrood.
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.