Tell your family and friends
Take time to talk about organ donation
Take time to discuss your decision - whatever that may be - with your loved ones.
Many people don’t realise that their family’s support is needed for organ donation to go ahead.
Fewer than half of families agree to donation going ahead if they are unaware of their loved one’s decision to be a donor. This rises to over nine out of 10 when the decision to be an organ donor is known.
Don’t leave it too late to talk about organ donation.
Let's talk about it
We asked people what they talk to their family about, and what is off limits! One thing we should all be talking about is organ donation.
It doesn't have to be a difficult conversation
It's quite exciting explaining how you can help other people. It's like you will have a legacy when you’re gone and you’re giving someone else the gift of life.
Mum-of-three Gemma, who talked to her sons about being organ donors
English organ donation law has changed
You still have a choice about whether or not you wish to become a donor.
Have you recorded your organ donation decision?
Organ donation law where you live
Organ donation laws vary in different countries across the United Kingdom.