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Today the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) has announced licence fee levels for the 2018/19 business year. The new licence fees come into effect from April 2018 and will be calculated on the same basis as 2017/18.
Organ Donation Week took place between Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.
The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is today issuing a warning to members of the public to be careful when registering to become an organ donor with services other than the Organ Donor Register.
A decade ago it first became possible for individuals in the UK to donate a kidney to someone they did not know, and had never met - this form of living donation is known as non-directed altruistic donation.
Dying Matters hosted its seventh annual Awareness Week, which was an opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda.
The number of living people donating organs has risen again this year, according to the HTA, the watchdog that assesses all living organ donation cases in the UK.
The HTA responded to a House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
The HTA has published guidance for hospital and mortuary staff on brain and spinal cord donation.