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Cardiff transplant surgeon 'ready at any time'

Wales becomes the first UK country to introduce a soft opt-out system for organ donation from 1 December.

The assumption will be that people are willing to donate unless they actively opt out of the process.

The University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff is the only hospital in Wales where pancreas and kidney transplants will take place. Organs donated in Wales go into a wider UK pool.

Transplant surgeon Mike Stephens explains how even a small increase in donors could make a big difference to people's lives.

  • 01 Dec 2015
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