Todays Irish Times Editorial

Have a look at today The Irish Times - Saturday, February 5, 2011 editorial.

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2011/0205/1224289071205.html

“LAST YEAR saw the worst decline in organ donation on record. A 35 per cent drop meant there were just 58 deceased donors who provided organs for some 243 transplant operations, a significant reduction compared with 2009.

For those waiting for much-needed kidneys, hearts, liver and lungs, the figures represent a severe setback to their hopes of avoiding premature death. It means the Republic has dropped back to transplant activity levels not seen since 1989…

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