FAQ
Log In
Thursday 8th December 2016
News
 › 
 › 

Automatic organ donation backed

14th January 2008

Prime Minister Gordon Brown has given his support to an overhaul of the current system of organ donation.

Mr Brown is in favour of a policy by which all of the population would "be considered a donor" unless they "explicitly stated otherwise". A task force will this week put forward the idea that every hospital in England should recruit organ donor coordinators. These staff would liaise with "grieving families" to persuade them of the benefits of organ donation.



Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Article Information

Title: Automatic organ donation backed
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5317
Date Added: 14th Jan 2008

Sources

BBC News
Press Watch

Recent Related Articles

NHS organisation 'complex'

Actions

Add to scrapbook
Show Comments
Add comment
Find all related articles

Tags

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based web development for the healthcare sector
© Mayden Foundation 2016