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Human Tissue (Transplants)

Volume 974: debated on Monday 26 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish in the Official Report the membership of the working party chaired by Lord Smith of Marlow set up to issue guidance to all concerned with organ transplantation; when he expects to publish the code of practice recommended by the working party; and if he will make a statement.

The membership of the working party on the code of practice on the removal of cadaveric organs for transplantation is:—

  • Lord Smith of Marlow, K.B.E., P.P.R.C.S. (Chairman).
  • Mr. A. D. Barnes, F.R.C.S.
  • Mr. G. S. Bessey, C.B.E.
  • Dr J. Burton, F.F.A.R.C.S.
  • Miss D Caulfeild-Stoker, S.R.N.
  • Dr. H. M. Dick, M.R.C.P.(Glas.), M.R.C. Path.
  • Dr. P. Emerson, M.A., M.D., F.R.C.P.
  • Miss J. Findall, S.R.N., S.CM
  • Professor G. A. Gresham, T.D., M.D., F.C.D., F.R.C.Path.
  • Dr. E. Hayward, F.F.A.R.C.S.
  • Professor W. B. Jennett, M.D., F.R.C.S.
  • Mr. W. Lewin, C.B.E., M.S, F.R.C.S.
  • Dr. M. McGeown, M.D, PhD, F.R.C.P.
  • Dr. W. P. Povey, M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., F.F.C.M., D.P.H., D.Obst., R.C.O.G.
  • Professor J. G. Robson, C.B.E., F.R.C.S., F.F.A.R.C.S.
  • Mr. J. R. Salaman, M.A., F.R.C.S.
  • Mr. R. A. Sells, F.R.C.S.
  • Mr. P. D. G. Skegg, M.A., LL.B., D.Phil.
  • Dr. G. H. Tovey, C.B.E., F.R.C.P., F.R.C. Path.
My right hon. Friend expects to publish the code of practice shortly.