presumed consent

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Soft consent could mean tough choices

The Welsh Government’s white paper on organ donation published today demonstrates a determination to switch Wales to a system of ‘presumed consent’, where only those who have registered an objection won’t be considered as potential organ donors when they die. The consultation is very much about how the new system should operate, not whether the … Continue reading

Edwina Hart withdraws bid for organ donation presumed consent LCO

Health Minister Edwina Hart has today started the process of withdrawing the assembly’s request for a legislative competence order  (LCO) to bring in a system of presumed consent for organ donation in Wales. Speaking today she said she was disappointed that she had not been able to secure the powers within the lifetime of the … Continue reading

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