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The HTA publishes its revised Code of Practice F to reflect the introduction of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England
From today, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019 introduces a system of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation in England.
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.