Video: 15 die each year waiting on an organ

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Fifteen people die each year waiting on an organ donation in Northern Ireland.

With a total of 200 people on the current waiting list and just 31 per cent on the organ donor register the Public Health Agency (PHA) has launched a new campaign to raise awareness around the issue.

Dr Eddie Rooney, Chief Executive of the Public Health Agency, launches the new organ donation camapaign 'Speak up and save a life'
Dr Eddie Rooney, Chief Executive of the Public Health Agency, launches the new organ donation camapaign 'Speak up and save a life'

Health Minister Edwin Poots launched the The ‘Speak up and save a life’ campaign on Wednesday.

 

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