Opt-out organ donation: should transplant of certain organs still need consent

From 2020, everyone in England over the age of 18 will be considered to be in favour of donating their organs and tissue after death unless they:
• have said they do not want to donate (opted out)
• have appointed someone to decide for them after death
• are in an excluded group

The government proposes that transplants of certain organs and tissues will still need consent and wants public views on this by 22 July 2019. Find out more