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Organ Donation Week: Pass It On

This week is Organ Donation Week, and NHS Organ Donation are running a campaign to help raise awareness of the upcoming changes to organ donation law.

From spring 2020, England will be moving to an ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation – all adults will be treated as if they have agreed to donate their organs on death, unless they have recorded a decision stating otherwise, either with the NHS Organ Donor Register or with friends and family. Find out more about the changes at https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk/uk-laws/organ-donation-law-in-england/

The campaign asks for people to:

  • Pass on the fact that the law is changing
  • Make a decision whether they want to pass on their organs to save and improve lives
  • Pass on their organ donation decision to their friends and family

Find out more about the campaign, and download shareable graphics, at https://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/how-you-can-help/get-involved/download-digital-materials/pass-it-on/