Organ Donation

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woman at computer considering organ donation

Move to opt-out organ donation is a real risk

11th Jun 2019
James Mildred

MSPs are taking a real risk by voting in favour of a new opt-out organ donation system, CARE for Scotland said this evening.

Clinician carrying organ donation box

Opt-out organ donation law receives Royal Assent

20th Mar 2019
James Mildred

By spring next year, adults across England will automatically become organ donors unless it can be shown that they would not want to donate, after a new law completed its Parliamentary journey.  

England set for new ‘opt-out’ organ donation system

28th Feb 2019
James Mildred

The rules on organ donation in England will change after plans passed the final hurdle in Parliament this week. It means that from next year, consent for organ donation will be presumed, unless people have opted-out.

MSPs should reject flawed organ donation Bill

25th Feb 2019
James Mildred

MSPs should reject the Scottish Government’s proposals to introduce a new organ donation system of ‘deemed consent’, according to the charity CARE for Scotland.

Further clarity needed on new organ donation system

1st Feb 2019
James Mildred

Today the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill reached committee stage in the House of Lords. When it becomes law, the Bill will see a new, opt-out system of organ donation introduced across England. What will change?

organ donation page on laptop

Opt-out organ donation is just a placebo

6th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Today CARE for Scotland Parliamentary Officer, Dr Gordon Macdonald gave evidence to the Health and Sports Committee on why the Government’s proposals to change to an opt-out system for organ donation is just an expensive distraction. 

organ model

Nola Leach writes for Conservative Home on organ donation

12th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

CARE’s Chief Executive Nola Leach wrote for Conservative Home on the ethical and practical concerns related to moving the organ donation system to one of presumed consent.

Committee begin scrutiny of organ transplant bill

12th Sep 2018
James Mildred

The Public Bills Committee begins its examination of the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill today.

Gordon Macdonald on BBC Radio Scotland: opt-out organ system won't work

4th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

The Scottish Government should drop plans to move to an opt-out system of organ donation and focus on measures which have been proven to work, CARE for Scotland said on BBC Radio Scotland today.

bosy parts - organs

Opt-out organ system will not work

4th Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

The Scottish Government should drop plans to move to an opt-out system of organ donation and focus on measures which have been proven to work, CARE for Scotland said today.

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