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New organ donation law could save 700 more lives every year

An NHS Organ Donor Register card Image An NHS Organ Donor Register card
Delores Daniels | 07 August, 2018, 13:25

"Max's Law" means every adult will be automatically presumed to be organ donors unless they have specifically recorded their decision not to be.

'We believe that by making these changes, we can save as many as 700 more lives every year.

Three people still die each day in need of an organ transplant - and now there are 5,100 people in England on the waiting list. Scotland plans to introduce a similar scheme and Northern Ireland has also expressed an interest.

His search for a suitable heart was followed in a series of front-page stories in the Daily Mirror, as the newspaper campaigned for the change in the law.

"We want more people to have that opportunity".

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Mark Smith had diabetes for 25 years, which caused his kidneys to fail.

"I don't say this solves the issue completely as it removes that you know what you're doing and you're giving".

Our health and social care correspondent Victoria Macdonald has been to the Transplant Games in Birmingham - to find out how organ donations are transforming lives.

The government has outlined plans to implement a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in order to tackle a shortage of donors.

China has recorded 18,433 voluntary organ donors, who donated 52,213 organs, from 2010 to mid-July this year.

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While research shows that 82 percent of people in England support organ donation, only 37 percent have indicated so on the register.

Specialist nurses will always discuss donation with families ahead of any donation, officials said. "Now I've got comfort knowing she's saved six recipients".

"We want to continue to see ongoing engagement with the wider BAME and faith communities to ensure that the new system is fully understood and everyone can make an informed decision".

"We must have a full, consistent public education system with faith groups, schools, colleges, universities, and with the public as well", she said.

Simon Gillespie, chief executive of the British Heart Foundation, said: 'There is a desperate shortage of organ donors in the UK.

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The suspected police personnel also "took away" CCTV footage, manhandled the guards and locked them up, the organisation added. Alam was screaming as he was forced into a auto , it quoted security guards at the building as saying.

Asked by the news anchor whether it would give doctors licence to take your organs, the medical ethicist said: "Sometimes if there is no known wish a doctor can approach relatives and some relatives decide not to donate".

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