MacQuarie Port News | Lisa Tisdell
It is a difficult conversation but knowing a love one's organ and tissue donation wishes can help during a tragic time, an expert says.
Families with knowledge about each other's donation decisions are more likely to uphold them.
Organ and Tissue Donation Service NSW co-state medical director Dr Elena Cavazzoni encouraged people to ask themselves if they would want an organ transplant operation if needed.
She said: "If the questions is yes, would you be willing to be a donor?
"That changes slightly the frame.
"If you are willing to receive a donation, then maybe you're willing to donate."
Dr Cavazzoni encouraged people to discuss their wishes with family members. Continue reading