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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.
In line with the HTA’s commitment to increase transparency, we publish details about the volume and nature of incidents that are reported to us.
We have taken a decision to postpone any scheduled inspections between now and the end of September, due to the continued increase in COVID-19 cases across the UK, and have contacted all establishments affected.
Today, the government has announced that the new law to implement a system of deemed consent for organ and tissue donation (also known as an ‘opt out’ system) will be introduced in England on 20 May 2020.