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S5W-19448: Richard Lyle (Uddingston and Bellshill)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 17 October 2018

To ask the Scottish Government what consideration it has given to any infrastructure and capacity implications for transplantation services arising from the implementation of an opt-out organ donation system, and what plans it has to address these.

Answered by: Joe FitzPatrick 6 November 2018

Detail of the Scottish Government consideration of the infrastructure and capacity implications for transplantation services and what plans it has to address these can be found at paragraphs 35 to 36 of the Financial Memorandum to the Human Tissue (Authorisation) (Scotland) Bill http://www.parliament.scot/S5_Bills/Human%20Tissue%20(Authorisation)%20(Scotland)%20Bill/SPBILL32FMS052018.pdf and at page 18 “Costs of Transplantation” of the Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment https://beta.gov.scot/publications/human-tissue-authorisation-scotland-bill-business-regulatory-impact-assessment/ .