'Stop thousands of transplant patients dying' as Jeremy Hunt urged to adopt opt-out organ donor register

MIRROR | Andrew Gregory

Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones has hailed the success of the system in Wales and urged the Health Secretary to do the same across the UK

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Jeremy Hunt has been urged to adopt an opt-out organ donor system and stop transplant patients dying needlessly by Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones.

Mr Jones hailed the success of the system which was introduced in Wales a year ago, and added that rolling it out across the UK was simply a “no brainer”.

In an exclusive interview with the Daily Mirror, Mr Jones said: “It’s given more people the opportunity of life.

“We did it. It’s not beyond the realms of possibility for other nations in the UK to do the same. The message I give to Jeremy Hunt is that it is working well in Wales.

“At the end of the day, judge it by the way it has operated - it has operated well. More people are alive as a result of the organs that have been made available.” Continue reading
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