It was a good chance to share ideas about how we can raise awareness of the #OptForLife campaign amongst the wider public ahead of Tuesday’s final Health and Sport Committee evidence session on the Bill before it goes to stage one debate.
With similar legislation in Wales coming into force yesterday, I believe Scotland should not be left behind when it comes to implementing ‘soft opt-out’. This is a chance to change the culture surrounding organ donation and save lives.
Remember, if you agree with my proposals to introduce a soft opt-out system of organ donation in Scotland, please write to your local MSP urging them to back the Bill and encourage family and friends to do so as well. You can find your local MSP here:
And you can register to become an organ donor here: