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15 March 2019

Momentous day for organ donation as Max and Keira’s Law achieves Royal Assent

Max and Keira’s Law, also known as the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill 2017-19, or 'opt-out’ bill, has today been granted Royal Assent, giving formal confirmation that the Bill will now become law.

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11 March 2019

UK’s living kidney sharing scheme to hit 1000th transplants milestone this week

Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list

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08 March 2019

Awards honour for ‘inspirational’ parents of three-year-old organ donor

A couple committed to raising awareness of organ donation in memory of their young son have been recognised in the first UK Awards for Excellence in Organ Donation and Transplantation.

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08 March 2019

Professionals and volunteers recognised in organ donation and transplantation awards

Outstanding professionals and volunteers in the field of organ donation and transplantation from across the UK have been honoured in the first awards of their kind.

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04 March 2019

More young organ donors needed to save lives of children waiting

New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place

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26 February 2019

Statement on proposed opt out organ donation legislation for England

Introduction of a new opt-out system for organ and tissue donation in England looks likely to become law in the next few days.

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08 February 2019

Organ donation on BBC ‘Hospital’ leads to huge increase in sign-ups

Three moving stories of organ donation and transplantation were told in last night’s (7 February 2019) episode of the BBC series ‘Hospital', after which we saw a huge increase in people signing up to be organ donors.

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06 February 2019

NHS Blood and Transplant appoints new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation

Anthony Clarkson is the new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation.

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22 January 2019

Funding boost to help promote organ donation among black and Asian communities

Twenty-five projects which aim to encourage people from black, Asian and minority ethnic organ backgrounds to become lifesaving organ donors have secured funding after bidding for a share of a £140,000 Community Investment Scheme funding pot.

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16 January 2019

Save the date! Organ Donation Week date revealed 2nd-8th September 2019

We are delighted to announce that Organ Donation Week 2019 launches on Monday 2nd September.



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