Nearly 1,500 people show support for Kirstie's Law on launch day


Kirstie's Law

A campaign launched today by the Echo in memory of inspirational organ donation transplant campaigner Kirstie Tancock, has already been signed by nearly 1,500 people.

Kirstie's Law is calling for a change in the law to create a new opt-out organ donation system in England.

With your help, the Echo will lobby Parliament to follow the lead set by Wales, which in December 2015 introduced presumed consent for organ donation unless people express otherwise.

Among the supporters of Kirstie's Law is Hannah Fielden, from Branscombe.

She said: "Kirstie was my best friend. I signed up to be an organ donation when we first became friends. I love Kirstie and would do anything for her."

Also pledging her support was Georgina Mortimer. She said: "I had the honour of meeting this very courageous young lady, a friend of my daughter. Continue reading
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