Intensive care in Madrid, Spain
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Organ donations: How the Spanish transplant system works

On Tuesday, Wales becomes the first UK nation to introduce a system where consent is assumed unless people have opted out.

Spain has the highest organ donation rate - 36 donors per million people - compared to just under 20 in the UK and 23.1 in Wales.

Here is how the system in Spain works.

  • 30 Nov 2015
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