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star this property date less than 2018-11-02more like thismore than 2018-11-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when the Government plans to ratify and implement the Council of Europe Convention against trafficking in human organs signed on 23 March 2015. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Glasgow North more like this
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Patrick Grady more like this
star this property uin 187376 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
unstar this property answer text <p>The United Kingdom formally signed the Council of Europe Convention on Organ Trafficking on 25 March 2015 and has legislation in place to ensure consent is always provided to prevent organ trafficking. The Government also supports the 2008 Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism, which encourages all countries to draw up legal and professional frameworks to govern organ donation and transplantation activities.</p><p> </p><p>When the UK signed the convention, it did so on the basis that it reserved the right not to apply the jurisdiction rules laid down in paragraph 1.d and e of Article 10 of the convention. There are no current plans to ratify the convention.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T10:23:38.623Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T10:23:38.623Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Patrick Grady more like this
1016231
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-11-28more like thismore than 2018-11-28
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department has developed targets to ensure the numbers of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic organ donors more accurately represent the proportion of those ethnic groups in wider society. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency East Londonderry more like this
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Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
star this property uin 196712 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2018-12-03more like thismore than 2018-12-03
unstar this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to increasing organ donation among black and Asian people and has commissioned a campaign, with support from the National BAME Transplant Alliance. The campaign aims to increase donation rates by raising awareness and breaking down barriers to donation within these communities. There are no targets published in relation to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic organ donation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2018-12-03T18:28:35.557Zmore like thismore than 2018-12-03T18:28:35.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Gregory Campbell more like this
1105328
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star this property date less than 2019-03-26more like thismore than 2019-03-26
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage organ donation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency North Herefordshire more like this
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Bill Wiggin more like this
star this property uin 237096 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
unstar this property answer text <p>NHS Blood and Transplant is the organ and tissue donor organisation for the United Kingdom and is responsible for matching and allocating donated organs.</p><p> </p><p>NHS Blood and Transplant is currently implementing the UK-wide ‘Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020’ Strategy (2013), which aims to achieve world class performance in organ donation and transplantation. Objectives include to increase the number of people on the NHS Organ Donor Register to 30 million by 2020; to improve the consent/authorisation rate to 80% by 2020; and to portray donation as a positive step in the grieving process.</p><p> </p><p>While there is an urgent shortage of organs for transplant for people from all backgrounds the problem is particularly acute for black, Asian and minority ethnic patients, who are more likely to need an organ transplant. The Department launched a campaign in July 2018, delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from the National Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance, to increase donation rates by raising awareness and breaking down barriers to donation within these communities. A toolkit is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit</a></p><p> </p><p>In addition, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 will be introducing a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England, from 2020, to help increase the number of donors. NHS Blood and Transplant will launch a 12-month communication campaign before the law comes into force, to raise awareness of the changes and the options available under the new system.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-04-02T15:52:06.8Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-02T15:52:06.8Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Bill Wiggin more like this
1109250
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-02more like thismore than 2019-04-02
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage organ donation; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Solihull more like this
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Julian Knight more like this
star this property uin 240020 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
unstar this property answer text <p>NHS Blood and Transplant is the organ and tissue donor organisation for the United Kingdom and is responsible for matching and allocating donated organs.</p><p> </p><p>NHS Blood and Transplant is currently implementing the UK-wide ‘Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020’ Strategy (2013), which aims to achieve world class performance in organ donation and transplantation. Objectives include to increase the number of people on the NHS Organ Donor Register to 30 million by 2020; to improve the consent/authorisation rate to 80% by 2020; and to portray donation as a positive step in the grieving process.</p><p> </p><p>While there is an urgent shortage of organs for transplant for people from all backgrounds the problem is particularly acute for black, Asian and minority ethnic patients, who are more likely to need an organ transplant. The Department launched a campaign in July 2018, delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from the National Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance, to increase donation rates by raising awareness and breaking down barriers to donation within these communities. A toolkit is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit</a></p><p> </p><p>In addition, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 will be introducing a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England, from 2020, to help increase the number of donors. NHS Blood and Transplant will launch a 12-month communication campaign before the law comes into force, to raise awareness of the changes and the options available under the new system.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-04-09T15:18:29.6Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-09T15:18:29.6Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Knight more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-04-09more like thismore than 2019-04-09
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many organ donors there are in the UK as of March 2019. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Upper Bann more like this
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David Simpson more like this
star this property uin 242782 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-15more like thismore than 2019-04-15
unstar this property answer text <p>More than 52,000 people are alive today because of a life-saving transplant, due to the selfless generosity of organ donors and their families. In 2017-18, there were 1,574 deceased donors and 1,051 living donors, leading to a total of 5,090 transplants, in the United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>Although 80% of people support organ donation in principle, only 38% or 25 million people had registered a decision to donate on the NHS Organ Donor Register. To better reflect the view of most people, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 will be introducing a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England, from 2020, to help increase the number of donors. NHS Blood and Transplant will launch a 12-month communication campaign before the law comes into force, to raise awareness of the changes and the options available under the new system.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-04-15T14:31:48.59Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-15T14:31:48.59Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for David Simpson more like this
1122140
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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25259
star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will make an assessment of the merits of the conclusions of the London Assembly Health Committee report on organ donation in London's ethnic minority communities for his Department. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 245805 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department welcomes the London Assembly Health Committee’s recent report, and recommendations, on organ donation in London’s ethnic minority communities (March 2019).</p><p>Shortages of organs for transplant are relevant to people from all backgrounds but are particularly acute for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) patients, who are more likely to need an organ transplant. The Department launched a campaign in July 2018, delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from the National Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance, to increase donation rates by raising awareness and breaking down barriers to donation within these communities. A toolkit is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit</a></p><p>As part of the campaign, funding was made available for a Community Investment Scheme and in January 2019, 25 projects were successful in sharing £140,000 in funding to break down myths and barriers and increase support for organ donation among BAME communities. Organisations representing Jain, Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Swahili, black and Asian Christians, black African and Caribbean and multi-faith groups received funding for their projects, including 12 focusing on the London region.</p><p>In addition, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 will be introducing a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England, from 2020, to help increase the number of donors. In April, NHS Blood and Transplant launched a 12-month communication campaign before the law comes into force, to raise awareness of the changes and the options available under the new system. The campaign will target BAME communities and campaign materials have been developed to resonate with different audiences and communities across London. NHS Blood and Transplant also plans to translate the leaflet containing details of the new law into different languages. NHS Blood and Transplant will be seeking the support of various BAME communities and faith and belief organisations to spread the campaign message.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 245806 more like this
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less than 2019-04-26T10:23:48.84Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-26T10:23:48.84Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
1122159
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star this property date less than 2019-04-18more like thismore than 2019-04-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to increase rates of organ donation among black, Asian and minority ethnic Londoners. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Croydon North more like this
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Mr Steve Reed more like this
star this property uin 245806 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-04-26more like thismore than 2019-04-26
unstar this property answer text <p>The Department welcomes the London Assembly Health Committee’s recent report, and recommendations, on organ donation in London’s ethnic minority communities (March 2019).</p><p>Shortages of organs for transplant are relevant to people from all backgrounds but are particularly acute for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) patients, who are more likely to need an organ transplant. The Department launched a campaign in July 2018, delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from the National Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance, to increase donation rates by raising awareness and breaking down barriers to donation within these communities. A toolkit is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit</a></p><p>As part of the campaign, funding was made available for a Community Investment Scheme and in January 2019, 25 projects were successful in sharing £140,000 in funding to break down myths and barriers and increase support for organ donation among BAME communities. Organisations representing Jain, Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Swahili, black and Asian Christians, black African and Caribbean and multi-faith groups received funding for their projects, including 12 focusing on the London region.</p><p>In addition, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 will be introducing a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England, from 2020, to help increase the number of donors. In April, NHS Blood and Transplant launched a 12-month communication campaign before the law comes into force, to raise awareness of the changes and the options available under the new system. The campaign will target BAME communities and campaign materials have been developed to resonate with different audiences and communities across London. NHS Blood and Transplant also plans to translate the leaflet containing details of the new law into different languages. NHS Blood and Transplant will be seeking the support of various BAME communities and faith and belief organisations to spread the campaign message.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
star this property grouped question UIN 245805 more like this
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less than 2019-04-26T10:23:48.903Zmore like thismore than 2019-04-26T10:23:48.903Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Steve Reed more like this
1128513
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star this property date less than 2019-05-23more like thismore than 2019-05-23
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department is taking to encourage organ donation in BAME communities. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Hackney South and Shoreditch more like this
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Meg Hillier more like this
star this property uin 257701 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-07more like thismore than 2019-06-07
unstar this property answer text <p>Shortages of organs for transplant are relevant to people from all backgrounds but are particularly acute for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) patients, who are more likely to need an organ transplant. The Department launched a campaign in July 2018, delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from the National Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance, to increase donation rates by raising awareness and breaking down barriers to donation within these communities. A toolkit for hon. Members is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit</a></p><p>As part of the campaign, funding was made available for a community investment scheme and in January 2019, 25 projects were successful in sharing £140,000 in funding to break down myths and barriers and increase support for organ donation among BAME communities. Organisations representing Jain, Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Swahili, black and Asian Christians, black African and Caribbean and multi-faith groups received funding for their projects.</p><p>In addition, the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 will be introducing a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England, from 2020, to help increase the number of donors. In April, NHS Blood and Transplant launched a 12-month communication campaign before the law comes into force, to raise awareness of the changes and the options available under the new system. The campaign will target BAME communities and campaign materials have been developed to resonate with different audiences and communities. NHS Blood and Transplant also plans to translate the leaflet containing details of the new law into different languages. NHS Blood and Transplant will be seeking the support of various BAME communities and faith and belief organisations to spread the campaign message.</p><p>From 2020, health education will become compulsory in all state-funded primary and secondary schools. This will include the teaching of the science relating to blood, organ and stem cell donation.</p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-06-07T13:18:57.42Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-07T13:18:57.42Z
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4065
star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Meg Hillier more like this
1129109
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-06-03more like thismore than 2019-06-03
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to encourage organ donation. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Solihull more like this
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Julian Knight more like this
star this property uin 259274 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-06-11more like thismore than 2019-06-11
unstar this property answer text <p>I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Solihull on 9 April 2019 to Question <a href="https://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2019-04-02/240020/" target="_blank">240020</a>.</p><p>A number of steps are being taken, including the implementation of the UK-wide ‘Taking Organ Transplantation to 2020’ Strategy (2013); the introduction of the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent Act) 2019 from 2020 which will introduce a new system of consent for organ and tissue donation in England; a 12-month communication campaign, launched by NHS Blood and Transplant on 25 April 2019, to raise awareness of these changes and the options available under the new system; and, from 2020, teaching of the science relating to blood, organ and stem cell donation in all state-funded primary and secondary schools.</p><p>Shortages of organs for transplant are relevant to people from all backgrounds but are particularly acute for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) patients, who are more likely to need an organ transplant. It is for this reason the Department launched a campaign in July 2018, delivered by NHS Blood and Transplant, with support from the National Black, Asian, Mixed Race and Minority Ethnic Transplant Alliance, to raise awareness and break down barriers to donation within these communities. A Community Investment Scheme was also launched and in January 2019, 25 projects were successful in sharing £140,000 in funding to break down myths and barriers and increase support for organ donation among BAME communities. Organisations representing Jain, Sikh, Hindu, Muslim, Swahili, black and Asian Christians, black African and Caribbean and multi-faith groups received funding for their projects.</p><p>A toolkit is available to help hon. Members engage locally which includes details of the resources available to support such engagement. This is available at the following link:</p><p><a href="http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit" target="_blank">http://bit.ly/bameODtoolkit</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-06-11T16:12:27.56Zmore like thismore than 2019-06-11T16:12:27.56Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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4410
unstar this property label Biography information for Julian Knight more like this
1140465
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star this property date less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Organs: Donors remove filter
unstar this property house id 2 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have, if any, to introduce legislation to require evidence of the consent of an organ donor before any transplant can take place. more like this
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Lord Hylton more like this
star this property uin HL17298 more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-25more like thismore than 2019-07-25
unstar this property answer text <p>The Human Tissue Act 2004, as amended, sets out the requirements for consent to organ donation.</p><p>The Human Tissue Authority is currently consulting on a revised Code of Practice F: Donation of solid organs and tissue for transplantation, to reflect amendments to the Human Tissue Act 2004 from the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 2019.</p><p>The revised code will provide clinical advice and guidance for organ and tissue transplant professionals in England on how the new law will affect their practice from spring 2020. It also provides guidance in situations where someone’s consent to donate their organs is not clear or when clinical decisions are complex. This consultation asks professionals working in the field of organ donation and transplantation for their views on the draft version, and will run for 12 weeks, closing on 26 September 2019.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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less than 2019-07-25T16:26:21.713Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-25T16:26:21.713Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Blackwood of North Oxford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hylton more like this