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Germany reorganises its transplant services

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7254.134/b (Published 15 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:134
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    Germany is reorganising its transplant services to separate the organisations that obtain organs from those that distribute and those that transplant them. The new system is designed to increase transparency, and therefore the trust of the medical community and the German population, in regard to organ donation.

    The services' structures were laid …

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