Issue of low organ donation levels among ethnic minority groups highlighted

Telegraph and Argus | Emma Clayton

AN event held in Bradford to raise awareness of organ donation among minority ethnic communities has been hailed a success.

Doctors from Bradford Royal Infirmary and St Luke's Hospital, representatives of NHS Blood and Organ Transplant Donation, Muslim scholars and families of transplant patients all attended and considered the ongoing issue of too few organ donations from minority communities.

It was organised by Bradford promoter Nadeem Butt, who runs a campaign encouraging the city's Muslim communities register as donors and hopes to breakdown myths about religion preventing donation. Continue reading