Right now more than 8,000 people in the UK are in desperate need of an organ transplant. Around 400 of them will die this year and many more will lose their lives before they are registered for a transplant.

But you can help.

Think about whether you want to give the gift of life and help someone live after your death. And if you do, you can join the NHS Organ Donor Register online or by phoning 0845 60 60 400.