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Organ Donation Articles


HIV-infected organs successfully transplanted

6th May 2016

Two kidneys and two livers have been successfully transplanted into patients with HIV in the UK.

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NHS partners with Tinder

14th December 2015

The NHS has partnered with Tinder to help raise awareness about organ donations.

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Sign up to campaign to boost organ donation

20th November 2015

NHS Blood and Transplant have launched winter campaign to encourage people to sign up to organ donation.

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Organ donation drops

21st July 2015

Figures show a drop in people donating organs for the first time in more than a decade.

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Plans for opt-out system for organ donation

2nd June 2015

Scotland to published plans to introduce a 'soft opt-out' system for organ donation.

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Newborn becomes youngest organ donor

23rd April 2015

Doctors carried out pioneering surgery on newborn baby who lived less than two hours.

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Presumed consent for organ donation in Wales

7th November 2012

Wales' presumed consent for organ donation could put 'too much pressure' on hospitals.

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China vows to ban organ harvesting

5th November 2012

Beijing says it will roll out a nationwide donor scheme early next year and phase out the use of organs from executed prisoners.

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Uterus transplant a 'success' in Sweden

18th September 2012

Doctors in Sweden have performed two uterine transplants in a bid to allow two women in their 30s to bear children.

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Call for organ donation lessons in schools

18th May 2012

A father who lost his son to leukaemia wants to raise awareness by making organ donation part of school curriculum.

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