Our monthly focus from VitalityLife returns. Underwriting specialist Fergus Bescoby explores organ transplants and the rise in donations
According to a recent BBC news article, a record number of people in the UK donated organs last year. There were 1,575 donors, an 11% increase on the previous year and the highest increase in the last 28 years. The record figures are attributed to a proactive approach and the introduction of specialist nurses across the NHS: there to support donor families and ensure everything is properly co-ordinated. This has helped ensure fewer missed opportunities as a result of either families blocking donations,...
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