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Organ donation decision rejected

Plans to make everyone in the UK a potential organ donor have been rejected by a government advisory body.

Some 1,000 people die every year waiting for organs, but the UK Organ Donation Taskforce says "presumed consent" would not increase the number of life-saving transplants.

Branwen Jeffreys reports.


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