Published: 31st January 2012
Plans for new legislation for organ donation in Wales to introduce a 'soft opt-out system' - otherwise known as 'presumed consent' - will permit doctors to remove organs and tissue from any dead patient, unless they had specifically registered a formal objection to it, or their families give consent.
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