A word in your ear about organ donation

A word in your ear.... Worrying news indeed from the NHS Blood and Transplant authority. Yesterday they reported the first fall in a decade in the number of people donating organs after death. Also, a decline in the number of live organ donors. Wales is about to change its rules from December 2015 to one … Continue reading A word in your ear about organ donation

Swipe here to donate…Tissue donation for research: what’s your view? Blog and survey.

The aforementioned survey is after the blog post if you can't stand the thought of reading this intro..... I somehow think that 'data' will be a significant feature of my life over the next few weeks.  Next week I am a panellist at the NIHR/ABPI conference '360 of Health Data: Harnessing Big Data for Better … Continue reading Swipe here to donate…Tissue donation for research: what’s your view? Blog and survey.

Leadership, and a strategy transplant from NHSBT would do the patient data debate no harm

Today NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) has called for a radical change in public attitudes and behaviours towards organ donation.The public have been asked to respond to NHSBT's new strategy.  This asks people to consider some tough questions such as whether registered organ donors should go to the front of the queue for organ donation ahead of … Continue reading Leadership, and a strategy transplant from NHSBT would do the patient data debate no harm