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04 July 2019

New consultation to consider guidance for organ and tissue donation and transplant professionals in England

A consultation on proposed changes to the Code of Practice for organ donation and transplant professionals in England has been launched today by the Human Tissue Authority.

02 July 2019

Jersey organ donation law change comes into effect

From 1st July, all adults in Jersey will be considered to have agreed to be an organ donor when they die unless they have opted out, making the decision not to donate.

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19 June 2019

New fatwa to clarify Islamic position on organ donation

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.

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12 June 2019

Jains support change in law on organ donation

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.

11 June 2019

Organ donation law change gains Scottish Parliament support

Once Royal Assent is granted, Scotland will join Wales, England and Jersey in moving to an opt out system.

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13 May 2019

Take a moment to think about organ donation during Dying Matters Awareness Week

We want to raise awareness of how organ donation law is changing from spring 2020 and highlight the choices available to everyone.

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25 April 2019

Organ donation law change awareness campaign launches

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.

17 April 2019

Living kidney transplantation funding initiative announced

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.

15 April 2019

New partnership aims to reach potential donors as they make end of life arrangements

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.

12 April 2019

Royal Free Hospital holds informative event around Max and Keira's Law

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.

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