The Man Who Shared His Liver

Channel 5

Life and death stories behind liver transplants

Every day families at the liver transplant unit of St James’ Hospital in Leeds are faced with life and death decisions. With a chronic shortage of organ donors in the UK, family members are faced with a life-threatening dilemma over whether to donate half their liver in a risky attempt to save a loved one. These are the stories at the heart of The Man Who Shared His Liver.