Plans for soft opt-out organ donation welcomed

The Scottish Government have announced plans to bring forward legislation to change the organ donation system to a soft opt-out. Humanist Society Scotland had previously called for such a change and we are pleased to see this now being brought…

Committee opposes organ donation opt-out plan

The Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee has said it does not support a proposed Bill to introduce an ‘opt-out’ system for organ donation,  published in a report today. Currently the legislation in Scotland requires someone who wishes to donate their organs…

Humanists back opt-out bill for organ donation

Humanist Society Scotland has declared its support for Anne McTaggart MSP’s Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill. Scotland currently operates an opt-in organ donation system where a person has to register their consent to donate their organs…

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