You've updated your details. Now tell your family
Registering your decision is a great start, but your family will still be involved when the time comes, so it’s important you make sure they know what you want.
Tell them in person
Tips to help you start the conversation with family and friends
Find the right time to talk. Perhaps in the car or while sharing the washing up.
Explain that you have registered your decision to become an organ donor, and that donation can go ahead in line with your faith and beliefs.
Tell them how you arrived at your decision, and how donating your organs and tissues could improve or even save lives.
Send a private message
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Tell others about signing up as an organ donor
We will send new registrants a donor card but you can also share or print yours here.
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Our faith and beliefs commitmentHere is a copy of our faith and beliefs commitment for you to read, download and share.
Projects across England and Wales successfully promote organ donation amongst black and Asian communitiesApproximately 211 events were delivered between November 2018 and June 2019 by projects funded by NHSBT's Community Investment Scheme, reaching around 130,000 people.
Max and Keira’s Law comes into effect in EnglandMax and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act, has now come into effect.
Organ donation can go ahead in line with your faith and beliefs. All the major religions and belief systems in the UK are open to the principles of organ donation and transplantation.
Organ donation in England has changed. All adults are now considered potential organ donors when they die unless they have recorded a decision not to donate. You still have a choice. I've registered my decision, have you?
I’ve just registered my decision to become an organ donor and told my family. Join me and millions of others who have decided to pass on the gift of life.