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Many people don’t realise that their family’s support is needed for organ donation to go ahead. If you've never talked to your family about your decision to be a donor, they will not know you want to save lives.
Before you can become an organ donor, the medical team caring for you will always ask your family to confirm that you wanted to donate. Every year, organs go to waste because relatives aren't sure what their loved one wanted.
Don't leave your family guessing. Discuss your organ donation decision now to save lives in the future. It doesn't matter how you begin to talk about organ donation to your family. It's just really important that you do.
Try using a newspaper, TV story or social media post you've seen.
Explain how donating your organs and tissues will improve, or even save lives.
Tell them how you arrived at the decision to donate your organs.