(2) which schools have agreed to participate in UK Transplant’s Give and Let Live donor education programme, broken down by local education authority;
(3) how much has been allocated to UK Transplant’s Give and Let Live donor education programme for (a) 2007-08, (b) 2008-09 and (c) 2009-10.
[holding answers 22 November 2007]: The target number of schools participating in the Give and Let Live donor education programme represents the 30 per cent. target that NHS blood and transplant (NHS BT) is aiming for. This 30 per cent. target was arrived at following professional advice and is considered challenging but realistic.
Details of the schools participating in the programme are held within NHS BT, in accordance with the data management statement produced in conjunction with the schools involved.
To date, approximately £260,000 has been spent on the project (2006-07 and 2007-08), which included additional set-up costs. A further £100,000 has been allocated for 2008-09. Budgets have yet to be set for 2009-10.