Posts Tagged ‘opt-out’

“I will be very proud if my legacy as Health Minister includes this step forward” The Minister for Health and Social Services, Lesley Griffiths

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Last month, along with the First Minister, I visited the Transplant Unit in the University of Wales Hospital to launch a consultation on Organ Donation and Tissue Donation, the results of which could improve the lives of many people. The Organ and Tissue Donation White Paper asks for opinions on how we can introduce a [...]

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Organ donation – a week of guest bloggers!

Monday, December 5th, 2011

This week we are hosting a week of guest bloggers who will be giving their views on organ donation. It is crucial to have as much discussion and debate as possible on the Welsh Government plans to move to an opt out system in order to raise awareness of what the new system is trying to achieve. This [...]

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Consultation needed on organ donation debate

Monday, May 11th, 2009

The Health Minister’s announcement, to look into changing the law surrounding organ donation in Wales, in particular, the consideration to introducing an opt-out system, is a good move. For many years now we’ve backed the idea of a “soft” opt-out system. There is little doubt that such a system would produce a far higher potential [...]

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