Anne is currently in the process of bringing a Private Members Bill to the Scottish Parliament that would see the introduction of a ‘soft opt-out’ system of organ donation in Scotland.
If you agree with the proposals, find your local MSP here and get in contact to urge them to support the Bill.
If you are not yet signed up to the organ donation register, you can do so here.
The Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill was formally introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 1st June 2015.
You can read the Bill and the supporting documents here.
Health and Sport Committee Call for Evidence:
The Health and Sport Committee at The Scottish Parliament has issued their call for evidence for the Organ Donation Bill.
Please send your views on the Bill by no later than 12 October.
The public consultation for the proposed the Bill was open for a period of four months and closed on 23rd October 2014.
You can read the consultation document here.
You can read a summary of the consultation responses here – Consultation Summary Final.
Responses from Organisations: