End ‘deadly hesitation’ to discuss organ donation

Under the existing system donors need to opt-in for a donor card if their organs, consisting of eyes, heart, liver and kidneys, are to be offered for use on patients with a vital need.The brand-new process, revealed by Prime Minister Theresa May in her conference speech in October, will require anyone challenging donation to opt-out,…

Opt-out organ contribution system moves closer as Hunt urges ‘open discussion’

Families ought to get rid of the “fatal unwillingness” to discuss organ donation, the Health Secretary urged as he launched an assessment into prepare for an opt-out system.Jeremy Hunt said people have to have an open discussion and make their dreams clear to relatives in order to save the lives of patients waiting on a…