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  • 18Mar

    Organ donation: Max and Keira’s Bill passed into law

    From 2020, adults in England will be considered potential donors unless they choose to opt out or are excluded. The Organ Donation Act will mean adults in England will be considered potential donors unless they chose to opt out or are excluded. The act is known as Max and Keira’s law in honour of a…

  • 9Aug

    New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

    Hundreds of lives will be saved each year under plans to change the law to a new system of consent. The government has outlined plans to implement a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in order to tackle a shortage of donors. This will mean everyone is considered an organ donor unless…

  • 22Feb

    Blog: Start a conversation. Save a life.

    A thought-provoking blog from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) According to the NHS, 80 per cent of us support organ donation. Some of us have even gone the extra mile to sign the Organ Donor Register or carry donor cards. We’re walking around feeling quietly pleased with ourselves that, should we die in a way that…

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