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19Oct/17

Hundreds of families block organ donation – BBC News


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Hundreds of families block organ donation
BBC News
Organs from 505 registered donors could not be made available for transplant in the last five years because of objections from relatives. BBC 5 live found that almost a third of families blocked organ donation because they felt the process took “too long”.
Organ donation advocate Coen Ashton lose his long battleCourier Mail
Families block organ donations from potential donorsBBC News
Coen Ashton’s legacy lives onStar Weekly
Fraser Coast Chronicle
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18Oct/17

‘Opt-out’ organ donation could save 1000’s of lives – World First Travel Insurance (blog)


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‘Opt-out’ organ donation could save 1000’s of lives
World First Travel Insurance (blog)
Organ donation could soon be “opt out” following a consultation on “presumed consent”, the Department of Health has confirmed. Prime Minister Theresa May mentioned in her address at the Conservative Party conference that the system is to be changed to …

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17Oct/17

Sparrow needs your help in winning statewide organ donation challenge – WSYM-TV


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Sparrow needs your help in winning statewide organ donation challenge
WSYM-TV
Sparrow needs everyone’s help in winning a statewide hospital challenge to see who can add the most names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry this fall. If you’re not among the 60 percent of Michigan adults who are registered organ and tissue donors, …
Sparrow needs your help in statewide organ donation challengeWLNS

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17Oct/17

Executive order encourages organ donation – WBFO

Executive order encourages organ donation
WBFO
New York state is taking steps to make it easier to sign up as an organ donor. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new executive order Monday directing state agencies to work to make it easier to enroll on the state’s Donate Life Registry, the list of organ …
State moves to expand list of organ donorsAlbany Times Union (blog)

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17Oct/17

Organ donation: initiative aims to change Swiss system to ‘opt out’ – The Local Switzerland


The Local Switzerland
Organ donation: initiative aims to change Swiss system to ‘opt out’
The Local Switzerland
Under current rules, to become an organ donor upon death a person must proactively state their wishes while they are alive. But a Swiss branch of the Junior Chamber International – a non-governmental organization of young people – wants to reverse the …

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