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Transplant coordinators need more money for education

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 25 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1358
  1. Susan Falvey,
  2. Vanessa Morgan
  1. Chair, UK Transplant Coordinators' Association Department of Surgery, Addenbrooke's NHS Trust, Cambridge CB2 2QQ
  2. Chair elect, UK Transplant Coordinators' Association Charterhouse Chambers, 18-21 Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AH

    EDITOR,—Celia Wight and Bernard Cohen point out that the fall in the numbers of organ donors due to declining death rates from intracranial haemorrhage and road traffic accidents should be welcomed.1 We would suggest that herein lies the most important limitation on the current transplantation programme. However, organ donation, as well as providing the obvious benefit to potential transplant recipients, can offer a bereaved family considerable comfort. It is the family's …

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