NEW figures reveal the number of lifesaving organ donations from patients who died at the John Radcliffe Hospital have doubled over the last decade.

There are currently 30 at the Oxford hospital, up from 15 in 2008.

NHS Blood and Transplant and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have released the figures as part of the publication of the annual Transplant Activity Report this week.

Oxford donors are still being urged urged to come forward as there is still a national shortage of organ donors

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