How It's Done Worldwide
Byline: By SARA WALLIS
IF a person is signed up to the organ donor register, their family will be asked after they die if there is any reason that wish may have changed.
We have a rate of 12.9 people whose organs are donated after death per million population. About half joined the register by ticking the box on their driving licence application.
HAILED as a world leader, its model of presumed consent is said to be what Britain should follow.
There are 33.8 donors per million population - three times as many as here. Last year, only three per cent of families at San Carlos hospital in Madrid refused to let their …
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Publication information: Article title: How It's Done Worldwide. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Mirror (London, England). Publication date: January 14, 2008. Page number: 9. © 2009 MGN LTD. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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