Letters Nudge for organ donation
Relatives should not be able to countermand a dead person’s wishesBMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7032 (Published 01 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7032
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- Gee Yen Shin, consultant virologist1
- 1St George’s Hospital, London SW17 0QT, UK
Wellesley stated that only 59% of relatives of organ donors give consent for organ donation to go ahead1—a disconcertingly low proportion.
It may be standard practice to ask relatives to …