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Soft opt out system of organ and tissue donation

The Scottish Government intends to introduce legislation for a soft opt out system of organ and tissue donation.Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell has confirmed plans to bring forward legislation during this Parliament after 82...

Public urged to discuss organ donation with family

Even if you have already joined the NHS Organ Donor Register you are encouraged to talk to your nearest and dearest about your wishes on organ donation. NHS Lothian now boasts the highest percentage of...

Over My Dead Body: local writer Hazel McHaffie introduces her latest novel

'What if?' is a question many novelists ask themselves - 'What if that man across the street is a murderer?', 'What if that woman is having an affair?' Hazel McHaffie had been asking 'What if?'...

Edinburgh Rugby supporting organ donation

In a bid to help the 600 Scots who are desperately waiting on a life-saving transplant, Edinburgh Rugby is urging fans to have a chat about organ donation and sign-up to the NHS Organ...

Edinburgh Bikers reminded of need for organ donation

SCOTS BIKERS REVVED UP FOR ORGAN DONATION AT SCOTTISH MOTORCYCLE SHOW Scots bikers are being urged to register as organ donors by two Harley Davidson enthusiasts who lost their son. Brian and Muriel McCabe’s son Grant,...

Organ Donation Campaign

The latest organ donation campaign got underway today with the message: Everyone has the potential to save a life.Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon launched the campaign during a visit to The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh....


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