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Organ donor funerals 'a distraction'

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Organ donation could be increased if the NHS paid for the funerals of people who sign over their bodies, think tank the Nuffield Council of Bioethics has suggested.

Dr Kevin Gunning, a consultant at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, analyses whether the idea is workable.


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