The parents of Britain's youngest organ donor say more people should be aware of the changes being made to the organ donation law here.Read the full story ›
Campaigners have taken the opportunity to talk to people at the festival about the coming changes to organ donation in Wales.Read the full story ›
Organ transplant patients from Wales will be competing in the British Transplant Games in Newcastle as it gets underway today.Read the full story ›
A report has shown despite the number of donors in Wales increasing, there has been a rise in the number waiting for transplants.Read the full story ›
Wales' new soft opt-out organ donation system allows families to declare if relatives did not want to donate, even without opting out.Read the full story ›
A new and updated NHS Organ Donor Register will be officially launched across the UK today.Read the full story ›
A poll for ITV Wales has found 70% of people feel they know enough about the new soft opt-out legislation for organ donation.Read the full story ›
The next phase of the public information campaign about the new system of organ donation in Wales starts this week.
Television, radio and digital adverts will be broadcast and all homes in Wales will receive an information pack to encourage people to start thinking about their organ donation choices.
The most recent survey of public attitudes towards the changes shows that the proportion of adults aware of them has increased from 57% in June 2014 to 63% in March 2015.
We hope this new law will help save lives by transforming attitudes towards consent to organ donation here in Wales.
It's great to see awareness of the organ donation law change is increasing. As we move into the next phase of the public awareness campaign, we hope people will continue talking to their loved ones about their organ donation choices.
The new Wales-only soft opt-out system of organ donation comes into being on 1 December 2015.
From December 1st it will be assumed that people want to donate their organs unless they have indicated otherwise.Read the full story ›