Organ donation and critical care

Network Event - October 2010

Programme – Organ donation

Network Presentations handout

Supporting patient and relatives' wishes
This event, run by the Network, looked at ways of supporting patients and their relatives in making organ donation possible. It considered the challenges that can arise within hospitals when trying to meet such requests and the effective strategies deployed by some hospitals to reduce these obstacles.

Patients described their lives before and after receiving a transplant telling clinical staff about their new quality of life. The Donor Family Network provided insight into the experiences of the families and loved ones of organ donors. Clinical staff shared some of the problems they had experienced in facilitating donation and set out local solutions.

In agreement with patients, the meeting determined that

With grateful thanks to patients, user group representatives and clinicians.

NHS Blood and Transplant are members of the Network Medical Forum and contribute to Network educational activity and events.

North West London Critical Care Network,     Network Office,     15 Marylebone Road,     London,     NW1 5JD

+ 44 (0)203 350 4124

About Us

Subscribe to our RSS feed