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Poll: do you think we should opt-in or opt-out of organ donation?

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has today launched a consultation into plans for an opt-out system, reflecting presumed consent to donate one's organs after death. This follows in the steps of Wales.

Currently, in England, people have to opt-in to donate their organs, including eyes, heart and kidneys.

Hunt said families should overcome the "fatal reluctance" to talk about organ donation.

The consultation will close on 6 March.

What do you think? Let us know by answering the poll below.

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Kirstie Tancock 'fought to the very end' : husband and mother pay tribute

Kirstie Tancock was a staunch advocate of organ donation. Credit: ITV West Country

The family of a young woman who inspired thousands of people to become organ donors have paid tribute to her life.

Kirstie Tancock from Honiton passed away in the early hours of this morning, aged just 27.

She had cystic fibrosis, but continued to help others and raise awareness while she underwent two double lung transplants.

Kirstie walks up the aisle on her wedding day. Credit: Family

Even after being told she had just months to live, Kirstie stayed positive and was always thinking of others.

She even planned her own funeral.

Posting on Facebook, her family said Kirstie was "one in a million" and meant the world and more too so many people.

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