Human Tissue Authority

The regulator for human tissue and organs

Government announces consultation on organ donation opt-out system

Issue date: 
05 October 2017

In her closing conference speech on Wednesday 4 October, the Prime Minister announced the goverment's intention to launch a public consultation on increasing rates of organ donation.

The consultation will propose to automatically enter everyone on the donor register, unless they decide to opt out. The consultation is planned to be launched by the end of 2017.

Read more on the Department of Health website here.