Organ Donation Week 2020

Organ Donation Week 2020: planning underway - NHS Organ Donation
From 7th – 13th September

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Who is affected?

The opt out system applies to everyone in England, except for those who are part of what are called excluded groups. 

Excluded groups are:

  • Those under the age of 18
  • People who lack the mental capacity to understand the new arrangements and take the necessary action
  • Visitors to England, and those not living here voluntarily
  • People who have lived in England for less than 12 months before their death

For more information

Donation story
Donation and ethnic diversity