From spring 2020, organ donation in England will move to an 'opt out' system. You may also hear it referred to as 'Max and Keira's Law'.
This means that all adults in England will be considered to have agreed to be an organ donor when they die unless they have recorded a decision not to donate or are in one of the excluded groups.
You still have a choice if you want to be an organ donor or not when you die. Get the facts about organ donation to help you decide.
The law is being changed to help save and improve more lives. Every day across the UK, someone dies waiting for a transplant
We are asking everyone to:
If you would like to speak to somebody about your choices, please call our dedicated line: 0300 303 2094
The opt out system in England will come into effect from spring 2020. The law around organ donation in England will remain ‘opt in’ until this time.
These changes will affect all adults in England unless they have recorded a decision not to donate or are in one of the following excluded groups: