Organ donation: Dáithí’s Law to come into effect in June

Most adults in Northern Ireland will be considered potential organ donors unless they opt-out from 1 June, the Department of Health has said.

It follows the passing of Dáithí’s Law in Westminster last week.

The legislation is named after six-year-old Dáithí Mac Gabhann, who needs a heart transplant.

It had been delayed due to the political stalemate at Stormont, however, the government then stepped in to ensure it could take effect. Read More

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