Organ Donation

I welcome the Government's efforts to encourage organ donation across the country and believe that significant progress has been made.

Last year 500 people died waiting fora transplant because a suitable organ was not available. To address this challenge, the Prime Minister recently announced proposals to move to an opt-out system for organ donation. In December 2017, the Government launched its 12 week consultation which will examine how an opt-out system will work in practice. This consultation will investigate all possible safeguards to ensure that any new system is not abused. 

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