No such thingBMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39486.504653.3A (Published 14 February 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:345
- John Saunders, honorary professor
- 1Centre for Philosophy, Humanities and Law in Healthcare, University of Wales Swansea, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny NP7 7EG
There is no such thing as “presumed consent for organ donation.”1 Presumed consent isn’t consent at all. Without consent organs are taken, not donated. I don’t have a problem about my organs being taken—but many will.
As section 15 of the Code of Practice of the Human Tissue …