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)
Footnotes

10 page PDF

320.2 kB

Footnotes

1. See Taskforce Report at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/working-together-to-save-lives

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

3. See http://www.legislation.gov.uk/asp/2006/4/pdfs/asp_20060004_en.pdf

4. A complete guide for reporting deaths to the Procurator Fiscal is contained within the publication entitled ‘Reporting Deaths to the Procurator Fiscal’ and is available via the following link: http://www.copfs.gov.uk/publications/deaths

5. Corrected gestational age is the age corrected to allow for delivery prior to term e.g. a child who was born at a gestational age of 30 weeks who is now 6 weeks old would have a corrected (gestational) age of 36 weeks.

6. A complete guide for reporting deaths to the Procurator Fiscal is contained within the publication entitled ‘Reporting Deaths to the Procurator Fiscal’ and is available via the following link: http://www.copfs.gov.uk/publications/deaths

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


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