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Today marks one month to go until Wales will become the first country in the UK to introduce a new soft opt-out system for organ and tissue donation.
It will mean that you have given 'presumed consent' for your organs to be used after your death, unless you say otherwise.
Those who have had life-saving transplants are hoping that the new legislation will mean a shorter wait for donors.
"I believe that the change to the law on organ donation gives more choice to individuals as you can opt in, out or do nothing and have deemed consent for donation. It will empower people to decide what they want to happen after their death, taking the pressure off their loved ones at such a terrible time. It is the kindest and greatest gift you can give once you have gone."
The new organ donation law will be launched in Wales from December, however some faith groups have had strong reservations about the change.Read the full story ›