NHS Scotland: 27% increase in kidney transplants including 10% increase from living donors as ‘UK’ level falls to eight-year low

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland: 27% increase in kidney transplants including 10% increase from living donors as ‘UK’ level falls to eight-year low

(c) STV Now and again BBC Scotland’s website reports good news without recourse to an opposition politician’s fib used as ‘balance’. Yesterday, they wrote: ‘Kidney transplants from dead donors have reached record levels in Scotland, according to figures from NHS Blood and Transplant. In 2017-18, 208 such transplants were carried out. This represented a 27% rise on the previous year’s figures. There was also an increase in the number of transplants from living donors, up from 86 to 95.’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-43706769…

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John Robertson
NHS Scotland: 27% increase in kidney transplants including 10% increase from living donors as ‘UK’ level falls to eight-year low