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Thursday, May 12, 2016

'Only half of would-be organ donors have told family'

BT

Four out of five people would consider becoming an organ donor in the event of their death but only half have ever discussed the possibility with a loved one, a new poll suggests.

Four out of five people would consider becoming an organ donor in the event of their death but only half have ever discussed the possibility with a loved one, a new poll suggests.

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) released the results of the survey in a bid to try to encourage people to talk with their loved ones about their views on organ donation.

The poll, released to mark Dying Matters Week, found that 82% of adults would definitely donate or consider becoming an organ donor.

But only 50% have ever spoken to anyone about their views on donating, according to the survey of 1,500 adults in England. Continue reading
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