(Sarc.) Look, if you are sleeping and not using them (whatever is being mined from whatever lode your body offers), share them with someone else! Don’t be selfish! If you wake up (in pain), maybe there will be someone else donating for you! Get with our the program, we have a game of musical operating gurneys to play here!
I’m sorry for even touching this subject – it’s one which garners a lot of emotion – organ donation. You need to read all this article and the links before you decide what you ought to do in relation to this information.
What prompted me to write this piece is that in Wales now, you will have to opt OUT if you don’t want to be automatically considered for organ donation.
In the event you are, well, this is the issue… you are not dead when you donate your organs. That’s the problem. See this?
It says ‘I want to help others to live after my death.’ What it doesn’t say is that you will be kept alive until your organs have been removed, even though you will be given no anaesthetic, and they may say you are ‘brain-dead’ but that definition has only been in existence since organ donation…
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