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Congratulations to Harry Prentice, Young Heart Hero of 2015

Motion S4M-13448: Anne McTaggart, Glasgow, Scottish Labour, Date Lodged: 10/06/2015 That the Parliament congratulates Harry Prentice on being named Young Heart Hero of 2015 by the British Heart Foundation Scotland; notes that the award was presented at the recent annual … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Formally Introduces Launch of Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart today formally introduced her Transplantation (Authorisation of Removal of Organs etc.) (Scotland) Bill. To mark the introduction of the Bill Ms McTaggart hosted an event at the Scottish Parliament and a large group of transplant … Continue reading

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Organ Donaton – Soft Opt-Out Mythbusting

 

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Lorraine Kelly Backs ‘Soft Opt-Out’ as Anne McTaggart Secures Right to Introduce Organ Donation Bill

TV star Lorraine Kelly has thrown her support behind Anne McTaggart MSP’s proposals to introduce a soft opt-out system of organ donation in Scotland. Her backing coincides with Ms McTaggart securing the right to formally introduce her Bill to the … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Welcomes Transplant Recipients to Scottish Parliament

Glasgow Labour MSP yesterday welcomed a group of organ transplant recipients to the Scottish Parliament to discuss her proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill. Also present at the event were representatives from a number of medical organisations including the … Continue reading

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Proposed Organ and Tissue Donation (Scotland) Bill – In The News

Week Beginning 5/1/15 Lothian MSP Neil Findlay backs change to Organ Donation Bill  MSPs to consider organ donor change MSP claims there is public appetite for organ donation reform Glasgow MSP to seek support for ‘opt out’ organ donation system  … Continue reading

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Anne McTaggart MSP Meets with UK Parliamentary Colleagues in Belfast to discuss Organ Donation Reform

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart today attended an event hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in Belfast, which aims to send a united message to Prime Minister David Cameron on organ donation policy and call for ‘soft opt-out’ legislation to … Continue reading

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