Publication - Guidance

Agreement on organ and tissue donation (updated December 2017)

Published: 21 Dec 2017
Directorate:
Health Performance and Delivery Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788515436

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

10 page PDF

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10 page PDF

320.2 kB

Contents
Agreement on organ and tissue donation (updated December 2017)
References

10 page PDF

320.2 kB

References

1. Organs for Transplants: A report from the Organ Donation Taskforce
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-save-lives

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

http://www.aomrc.org.uk/publications/reports-guidance/ukdec-reports-and-guidance/code-practice-diagnosis-confirmation-death/

3. Human Tissue (Scotland) Act 2006.

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

4. ‘The role of the Procurator Fiscal in the investigation of deaths’ - available via http://www.crownoffice.gov.uk/publications/deaths

Useful Links

An Ethical Framework for Controlled Donation after Circulatory Death: UK Donation Ethics Committee
http://aomrc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Ethical_framework_donation_circulatory_death_1211-3.pdf

Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020 - a UK strategy for organ donation and transplantation
http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk/to2020/

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

Scottish Government Health Directorate Guidance on Legal Issues Relevant to Donation Following Cardiac Death ( CMO Letters (2010)11)
www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cmo/CMO(2010)11.pdf

Scottish Government Health Directorate Guidance on Legal Issues Relevant to Donation Following Cardiac Death ( CMO Letter (2012)08)
www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cmo/CMO(2012)08.pdf


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