Organ Donation

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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. 

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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.

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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.

Organ donation is a beautiful voluntary gift

CARE launch new campaign to highlight organ donation

3rd Sep 2018
Rachael Adams

As Organ Donation week 2018 begins today, public policy charity CARE is launching an online campaign which celebrates those who have donated organs and calls on people to think about whether this is something they would like to do.

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Govt opt-out organ claim based on 'uncertain estimates'

24th Aug 2018
James Mildred

Doubts have been raised over the Government’s claim that shifting to an opt-out organ donation system could save 700 lives a year. 

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Organ donor opt-out system 'unlikely' to increase donations

23rd Aug 2018
Rachael Adams

A new study has found that the next of kin are more likely to veto family member’s presumed consent.

CARE’s James Mildred on BBC Radio Cumbria: opt-out organ donation does not work

8th Aug 2018
Rachael Adams

CARE’s Communications Manager James Mildred spoke to BBC Radio Cumbria and explained why CARE has concerns over plans to introduce an opt-out organ donation system in England.

New ‘opt-out’ organ donation plans revealed

6th Aug 2018
James Mildred

The Government has revealed more information about significant changes to how people donate their organs across England, which it expects to come into force in Spring 2020.

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