The new fatwa states that deceased organ donation is permissible in principle, providing all requirements have been met to indicate that the soul has left the body.
Jain leaders gathered to support the upcoming change in law on organ donation in England and to explain the change to members of the community.
Once Royal Assent is granted, Scotland will join Wales, England and Jersey in moving to an opt out system.
We want to raise awareness of how organ donation law is changing from spring 2020 and highlight the choices available to everyone.
NHS Blood and Transplant launches a year-long national campaign to increase awareness and understanding of the new organ donation law which comes into place next year, across England.
Funding has been announced to encourage living kidney transplantation for people who may be without means or opportunity to engage because of their ethnicity, culture or socio-economic circumstances.
NHS Blood and Transplant has teamed up with Rest Assured Funeral Plans to give its customers the opportunity to join the Organ Donation Register as they plan their funerals.
An informative event on Max and Keira’s Law and what it means for faith groups and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnicities (BAME) communities was held at the Royal Free Hospital on 27 March.
Televised kidney transplant highlights the importance of living kidney donation
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.