Publication - Agreement

Organ and tissue donation: COPFS and SDTG agreement

Published: 16 Oct 2014
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784128470

Agreement between the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and The Scottish Donation and Transplant Group (SDTG) in regard to organ and tissue donation.

Organ and tissue donation: COPFS and SDTG agreement
References

References

1. Organs for Transplants: A report from the Organ Donation Taskforce
www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_082122

2. Scottish Government Health Directorate Guidance on Legal Issues Relevant to Donation Following Cardiac Death (CMO Letters (2010)11)

www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cmoCMO(2010)11.pdf

3. Scottish Government Health Directorate Guidance on Legal Issues Relevant to Donation Following Cardiac Death (CMO Letter (2012)08)

www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cmoCMO(2012)08.pdf

4. A Code of Practice for the diagnosis and confirmation of death. Academy of the Royal Medical Colleges.

www.aomrc.org.uk/item/a-code-of-practice-for-the-diagnosis-and-confirmation-of-death.html

5. Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006.

www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2006/4/contents

6. The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000

www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2000/4/contents

7. The Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006 - A Guide to it's implications for NHSScotland

www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/mels/HDL2006_46.pdf

8. Organ Donation after Circulatory Death: Report of Consensus Conference 2010 British Transplant Society, Department of Health, NHS Blood and Transplant, Intensive Care Society

www.ics.ac.uk/professional/standards_safety_quality/standards.../dcd

Useful Links

9. An Ethical Framework for Controlled Donation after Circulatory Death: UK Donation Ethics Committee

www.aomrc.org.uk/publications/.../doc_view/9322-an-ethical-framework-for-controlled-donation-after-circulatory-death.html

10. Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020 - a UK strategy for organ donation and transplantation

http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/to2020/

11. A Donation and Transplantation Plan for Scotland 2013-2020 - a Scotland specific plan to accompany the UK strategy

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2013/07/7461

Updated version October 2014 SIGNED for on behalf of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal


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