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Donor Cards

Volume 448: debated on Thursday 29 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people in Northern Ireland have signed up to carrying donor cards since 1999; and if he will make a statement. (80107)

It is impossible to know how many people in Northern Ireland carry donor cards. However, the following figures show the number of people in Northern Ireland who have registered with the NHS organ donor register.

Total Northern Ireland registrations

Pre-1999

136,262

1999 to date

198,801

On NHS organ donor register

335,063