Online Public Health Talk - Organ Donation

Posted: September 8, 2021

Talk by Dr Mark Yeates, Consultant Aanaesthetist  will be talking about organ donation

Organ donation is the act of giving an organ to save or improve the life of someone who needs a transplant.

You are able to donate some organs while you are alive, for example; a kidney, or part of your liver. However, most organ and tissue donations will come from people who have died.

Anyone can register a decision to donate their organs and tissue when they die, regardless of their age or medical conditions. To ensure that all donated organs are safe, the donor's medical and lifestyle history is assessed at the time of donation.

How to view the talk

The talk will take place online - via Microsoft Teams - on Thursday 23 September at 5.00pm.

Please click on this link at that time:  Organdonation with Dr Mark Yeates

Using Microsoft Teams

  • Access can be gained by clicking on the link above.
  • There is no need to download Microsoft Teams software; all that is required is an internet connection and a web browser such as Chrome, MS Edge or Internet Explorer.
  • If you don't have the Microsoft Teams app, click 'Join on the web instead' which will load the meeting into your web browser.
  • When you click the link in the invitation to join the meeting, please ensure that your camera and microphone are switched off.

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