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The Welsh Government has launched a consultation proposing to replace the current ‘opt-in’ system of organ donation with the ‘soft opt-out’ system, becoming the first part of the UK to do so. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has welcomed the news, having long been a vocal supporter of the soft opt-out system.
Today the Government has confirmed that it will support the Private Members’ Bill introduced by Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson to introduce an opt-out organ donation system in England.
"After campaigning on this issue for many years, we are delighted to see the Government is moving forward with a Welsh-style opt-out organ donor register in England"
The British Humanist Association (BHA) has today urged on the Government to push ahead with legal reform on organ donation.