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.
Non-directed donors are ‘game changers’ in fight to cut kidney transplant waiting list
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.
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.
New NHS strategy aims to tackle key barriers and enable more donations to take place
Introduction of a new opt-out system for organ and tissue donation in England looks likely to become law in the next few days.
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.
Anthony Clarkson is the new Director of Organ Donation and Transplantation.
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.
We are delighted to announce that Organ Donation Week 2019 launches on Monday 2nd September.