Organ Donation Law & Its Impact on BAME Communities

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Professor Nithya Krishnan MD FRCP
Kirit Modi

Abstract

Opt out will be introduced in England and Scotland in 2020; building on its success in Wales. BAME issues have moved higher up the agenda and will feature in the new post 2020 Strategy on organ donation and transplantation. BAME communities are taking greater leadership roles in in engaging with their communities with the establishment of the Community Investment Scheme and the Living Transplant Initiative. Organisation such as the NBTA and BAPIO are involved in influencing future strategies and policies.

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Krishnan, N., & Modi, K. (2020). Organ Donation Law & Its Impact on BAME Communities. Sushruta Journal of Health Policy & Opinion, 13(1), 13-15. https://doi.org/10.38192/13.1.4
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Professor Nithya Krishnan MD FRCP, University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust, UK

Professor of Nephrology, Renal & Tranplant Unit 

Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, University of Coventry

Kirit Modi, National Kidney Federation UK

Hon President, National Blood & Transplantation Agency, UK

Life VP, National Kidney Federation, UK

Chair, Jain & Hindu Organ Donation Steering Group

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