Opt-out organ register unlikely to increase donations

Opt-out organ register unlikely to increase donations

An opt-out register is unlikely to increase the number of organ donations because family members would be more likely to veto a presumed consent, researchers have said. The results of a study by Queen Mary University of London suggest that next of kin are more likely...
Spain leads the world in organ donation

Spain leads the world in organ donation

What’s stopping other countries catching up?More and more people are donating organs, but demand still far exceeds supply. What can the world learn from the country that does it best? On 5 August 2018, the government announced plans to change the law on consent for...