Under the new law, people can choose to be a donor, or opt out of donation
“My belief is that whatever your time is destined to be, your time will be; but whatever you can do to improve that quality of life is essential.”
“How do we raise the level of organ donations in Scotland to match the needs of those desperately awaiting transplantation?” David Stewart MSP
“The move to a soft opt-out scheme aims to further increase the number of donors, while honouring the donation decision that a person has made in life.”
a soft opt-out system of organ and tissue donation, was backed by 82% of those who contributed to the consultation.