Matthew Pietrzyk
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Plan to reduce organ donation vetoes by families

Bereaved families have blocked the donation of organs from 547 UK registered donors since 2010 - about one in seven cases, figures show.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) says it will no longer seek the consent of families formally, to make such "overrides" more exceptional.

Jane Dreaper reports.

  • 15 Jan 2016
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