I'm an organ donor and have been for many years now. As have all my friends and family. Registering as an organ donor, as far as I can tell, seems to be the done thing now - especially as policy change across the world gradually sees more national 'opt-out' organ donation models. I assumed shrinking transplant waiting lists.
But then I came across this article:
While there are apparently more donors, according to this article there may well be fewer actual donations thanks to medical advancements.
I guess my question is WHAT IS THE ANSWER? WHAT WILL BECOME OF US?
I'm just curious about where we're up to in terms of growing organs, prosthetics, animal transplants, lifespan, etc. Will the donor register become obsolete in the future? How do we manage this shortage?
Thoughts - in response to my questions, and miscellaneous - are muchly welcomed.
Thanks in advance!
Edited by hayleyrm, 11 January 2017 - 11:14 AM.