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Transplant Surgery: Foreigners

Volume 499: debated on Wednesday 11 November 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many overseas organ transplant patients from each country of origin have had transplant surgery in England since (a) March 2009 and (b) August 2009. (298209)

The following table shows the number of deceased donor organ transplants in England in patients recorded as resident overseas (excluding the Republic of Ireland); between 1 March 2009 to 3 November 2009; and between 1 August 2009 to 3 November 2009.

Country

March to November 2009

August to November 2009

Greece

9

5

Malta

3

0

India

1

0

Cyprus

1

0

Kenya

1

0

Brazil

1

1

Total

16

6

The following table shows the number of living donor organ transplants in England in patients recorded as resident overseas (excluding the Republic of Ireland); between 1 March 2009 to 3 November 2009; and between 1 August 2009 to 3 November 2009.

Country

March to November 2009

August to November 2009

Kuwait

5

2

UAE

2

0

Egypt

1

0

Australia

1

0

Malta

1

0

Croatia

1

0

Pakistan

1

1

India

1

1

Total

13

4