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ISBN 978 1 78256 718 9 DPPAS 14445
Addenda An addenda was published on Wednesday 12 March 2014 as a result of change to the first two bullets under the subhead ‘By 2020, in Scotland:’ within paragraph 1.5 on pdf page 4. These now read as By 2020, in Scotland: • Overall deceased donation rates will increase from 17.9 per million population in 2012/13 to 26 per million population. • Overall transplantation rates in Scotland from deceased donors will increase from 65.8 to 74 per million population The pdf, html and eBook have been updated to reflect these changes.
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Introduction and Background
Five Priorities for Organ Donation and Transplantation in Scotland:
Priority 1: Increasing the number of people in Scotland who have made their wishes about donation known
Priority 2: Increasing the availability of organs
Priority 3: Making every donation count
Priority 4: Ensuring all parts of NHSScotland are knowledgeable about and support donation and transplantation
Priority 5: Ensuring the public in Scotland is informed and engaged about donation and transplantation
Annex A: Summary of Recommendations
Annex B: Organ Donation Task Force Recommendations
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