What is Known:
• Shortage of organs continues to be a national problem.
• NICE guidelines state that all patients who are on end-of-life care should have the option of organ donation explored.
• Required referral both increases the number of donors and organs donated.
What is New:
• The process of identifying and referring children for paediatric organ donation.
• Identifies that children are still not being referred for organ donation.
• Organ donation is still not a priority for hospitals.