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Organs: Donors

Question for Department of Health

UIN 65020, tabled on 22 February 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how much of the NHS Blood and Transplant budget was spent in 2015-16 on awareness campaigns to encourage more people to join the organ donor register.

Answered on

2 March 2017

In 2015-16, NHS Blood and Transplant spent £1.2 million to deliver the behaviour change interventions in England. This included awareness campaigns to increase the number of registered organ donors and encourage conversations around donation wishes. Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales also ran campaigns that were funded on a devolved basis.

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Department of Health and Social Care