Published in Blood Weekly, August 15th, 2002
The consultation report is part of the government's commitment to implementing the recommendations of the chief medical officer, Liam Donaldson following the discovery - highlighted in particular in the Bristol and Liverpool inquiries - that organs and tissue have often been removed, stored, or used without consent. The consultation also seeks views on removal of organs or tissues from living people. The law here is also out of date and in need of major overhaul.
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