18Oct/17

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


World First Travel Insurance (blog)
‘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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18Oct/17

State moves to expand organ donor opportunities – Hudson Valley 360


Hudson Valley 360
State moves to expand organ donor opportunities
Hudson Valley 360
Andrew Cuomo took action meant to help increase enrollment in the state organ donation system including signing legislation that will extend permanently a law that requires people applying for a driver’s license to fill out the organ donor registry
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18Oct/17

Las Vegas shooting victims will need to apply to receive donation money – Las Vegas Review-Journal


Las Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas shooting victims will need to apply to receive donation money
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Dion said families of the deceased should begin identifying a family representative for their loved one’s estate, if they haven’t already done so. A family representative must be authorized to apply for compensation. “If everybody agrees on what the
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17Oct/17

Commentary: Timely to review our opt-out organ donation policy – Channel NewsAsia


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Commentary: Timely to review our opt-out organ donation policy
Channel NewsAsia
These families viewed the position of default consent as invalid and donation under HOTA amounting to a violation of their deceased relative’s will. In some cases, families have removed life support before an assessment of brain death can be conducted, …

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17Oct/17

Southmead Hospital’s fundraising campaign in memory of Harriet Shelley raises over £1000 in first few days – Gazette Series


Gazette Series
Southmead Hospital’s fundraising campaign in memory of Harriet Shelley raises over £1000 in first few days
Gazette Series
Toni said: “I really want to raise awareness of the importance of signing the organ donation register, Harriet had never signed the organ donation register, and we faced a very difficult decision but decided that she would want to donate her organs as