Information and leaflets about the opt out system

The law in Scotland changed to an opt out system on 26 March 2021. The information and leaflets on this page explain why the law has changed, details about the opt out system and the choices that people have.

 

Household leaflet 

Law change information leaflet posted to every household in Scotland

If you require a copy of the household leaflet in Braille, please contact RNIBScotland.Mailbox@rnib.org.uk 

Household leaflet

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Easy Read leaflet

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BSL version of the leaflet

The Law

Law changing

Who will the law change affect?

What do I need to do?

To record your decision on the NHS Organ Donor Register

What happens if I become potential donor?

What medical tests need to take place before donation can happen?

Will my religion, faith or beliefs be taken into consideration before donation goes ahead?

The law is changing - Contact Details

 

Information letter to 15 year olds

Opt out system letter and what it means for those approaching age 16

If you require a copy of the household leaflet in Braille, please contact RNIBScotland.Mailbox@rnib.org.uk

Letter - 15 years old

Letter - 15 years old - Easy read

Letter - 15 years old - Large print format

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