Sudden Death: An Organ and Tissue Retrieval Practitioner Perspective

  • Lorraine FaheyEmail author
  • Anthony Clarkson


The organ donation and transplant system has historically experienced a shortage in available organs. Recent legislative change has enhanced donation rates. This chapter considers donation and transplant statistics, offers guidance to practitioners involved in the organ donation process and explains the role and experiences of an experienced Senior Nurse-Organ Donation when in communication with the donation team and relatives of the deceased.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NHS Blood and TransplantWatfordUK

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