"If you could see Ben and the difference his transplant has made to both his life and ours you would really see what a truly amazing gift this is."

"A couple of weeks after Denise’s passing, I received a letter from the organ donation team informing me that five different lives had been saved from Denise’s organ donation."

"In July 2010 a nurse told me that a heart had become available. It was very surreal, I wasn't afraid; in fact I was overjoyed as I knew this was the only way I was going to survive."

I think I am already registered

The best and easiest way to check if you're on the NHS Organ Donor Register is to call the NHSBT Donor Line on 0300 123 23 23.

You will be asked to provide your full name and date of birth. If an entry is found, your details will be checked and updated where necessary, eg address, organ preference. If no entry is found, you will be given the option to register over the phone.