Wales organ donations rise in year after consent law

Wales organ donations rise in year after consent law
 

An organ donation "opt-out" scheme that was introduced in Wales a year ago has resulted in a rise in transplants.
The Welsh government says more lives have been saved since Wales became the first country in the UK to introduced a deemed consent system.
Adults are regarded as having allowed organ donation unless they have opted out.
In the last year, there have been 160 organs transplanted and 39 were through deemed consent.
Wales' Health Secretary Vaughan Gething said numbers were encouraging and the change had been "good news".
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