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The number of living people donating organs has risen again this year, according to the HTA, the watchdog that assesses all living organ donation cases in the UK.
Dr Alan Clamp, Chief Executive of the Human Tissue Authority said:
The HTA responded to a House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
The HTA has published guidance for hospital and mortuary staff on brain and spinal cord donation.