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Organs: Donors

Volume 474: debated on Tuesday 1 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many organ donors were registered in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England in each year since 1997. (195231)

The information requested is in the following tables.

Number joining the National Health Service Organ Donor Register from Jarrow, South Tyneside, North East England and all England, 1997-2007, by year

1997

1998-2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Total

Jarrow 1

733

864

1,009

859

789

999

1,184

1,203

1,038

10,406

South Tyneside 2

1,452

1,856

2,156

1,785

1,608

2,095

2,633

2,597

2,188

22,082

North East England 3

32,789

38,806

47,845

50,490

42,790

41,210

47,139

49,593

43,301

471,575

All England

690,275

807,111

1,021,806

947,807

756,195

866,973

924,039

1,004,416

858,467

9,491,311

1 Parliamentary constituency.

2 Council area.

3 Postcodes DH, DL, NE, SR, TS, TD15

For administrative reasons, the data for 1998-2000 is not available for each year separately so the yearly average is given.

Deceased organ donors from hospitals in South Tyneside, North East England and all England, 1997-2007 by year

Donating hospital

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

Total

South Tyneside Dist. Gen. Hosp.

1

1

2

2

1

2

1

10

North East England Hospitals 1

39

45

51

58

49

34

38

39

30

39

41

463

Hospitals in all England

689

621

617

653

640

652

598

682

633

647

667

7,099

1 donating hospitals in: Darlington, Durham, Bishop Auckland, Hexham, Ashington, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Shields, South Shields and Sunderland.

Note:

There are no donating hospitals (i.e. with ICU/HDU) in the Jarrow constituency