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Brian Robertson decided to give a stranger the ultimate gift

Fiona Birkinshaw speaks of her pride following loss of her mother

New research shows almost half of Scots (45 per cent) haven’t discussed their organ donation wishes with their family.

Report card shows significant success

Organ Donation Scotland campaign launches

NHS Blood and Transplant has stressed there is a 'national shortage' of corneas, and has urged the public to consider giving their eyes to help improve the lives of thousands of blind or partially sighted people.

Transplant recipients are being encouraged to feedback their experiences to help the NHS continually improve transplant services.

Public Health Minister Michael Matheson speaks as Holyrood debates opt-out petition

A huge increase in the number of people receiving a life-saving transplant in Scotland has been attributed to a co-ordinated nationwide effort over the last six years.

Seven Braehead Clan ice hockey players have united to highlight how the seven words ‘I want to be an organ donor’ could save up to seven lives.

An Irvine woman whose life was saved by a liver transplant has backed the national campaign to get people chatting about organ donation.

The number of life-saving heart transplants carried out on Scottish patients has tripled in just a year, new figures show.

Queen of daytime TV Lorraine Kelly has urged Scots to have a wee chat about organ donation over a morning cuppa.

South Asian communities in the west of Scotland are the focus of a new project designed to increase the number of potential South Asian organ donors.

A new memorial for Scottish organ and tissue donors is to be situated in the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh.

Susan Ralston has had to deal with organ donation from two very different perspectives.

Little Ava Hainey is looking forward to her first proper Christmas after receiving a life saving liver transplant.

Scottish secondary pupils will be able to learn about the issues surrounding organ donation on their classroom tablets from today.

A two-year-old whose parents appealed for more people from the Asian community to register as bone marrow donors is to be given a transplant.

22 year old Lisa Hertwig, from Alloa, shares her story of her wait for a double-lung transplant.