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Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Specified Type B Procedures) (Scotland) Regulations: analysis of consultation responses

Published: 11 Jan 2021
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781800045491

Analysis of responses to a consultation held on the proposed content of the Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Specified Type B Procedures) (Scotland) Regulations.

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Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Specified Type B Procedures) (Scotland) Regulations: analysis of consultation responses
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1. In 2018/19, there was 30 DCD donors in Scotland. Donation following diagnosis of death by neurological criteria (brain death) (DBD donation) accounts for the majority of deceased donation in Scotland and the rest of the UK. In 2018/19 there were 68 DBD donors in Scotland. (https://nhsbtdbe.blob.core.windows.net/umbraco-assets-corp/17138/nhsbt-scotland-summary-report-sep-19.pdf)

2. X-ray, ultrasound and transthoracic echocardiography are all specified as Type A pre-death procedures provided they are carried out without moving the patient from their existing location. The consultation paper proposed that, along with MRI and CT scans, these imaging techniques will be specified as a Type B procedure where


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