Receiving a lung
Find out what you need to know about donation issues and lung transplantation
- There are more people waiting for transplants than there are donors
- All donated organs carry some risk, but this is generally lower than the risk of end-stage respiratory disease
Register to donate
In the UK, around 350 people are in need of a lung transplant to transform their lives.
Organ donation is when someone has agreed to give a part of their body to someone else who needs it. It’s an amazingly generous act that helps to save thousands of lives a year.