• Schools resources 18 October 2023

    Organ donation education resources for Primary Key Stage 1 and 2 have been launched during Orgtober - organ donation education month.

  • ODW23 12 October 2023

    Follow us on our Organ Donation Week 2023 Big Banner Tour of exciting locations around Northern Ireland to help raise awareness of organ donation and the importance of getting conversations started.

  • ODW23 18 September 2023

    Today marks the start of Organ Donation Week.

  • ODR registrations 28 March 2023

    There are now over one million people in Northern Ireland registering their decision to be considered a potential organ donor after death. 

  • Go-live date 01 March 2023

    From 1 June 2023, all adults in Northern Ireland will be considered potential organ donors unless they choose to opt out or are in an excluded group.

  • Recipient 26 September 2022

    Families urged to talk about organ donation and register their decision as many patients wait for a lifesaving transplant

  • Transplant Sport NI 28 July 2022

    17 transplanted patients from Northern Ireland are attending the British Transplant Games as part of the Transplant Sport Northern Ireland team. 

  • Lifesaver campaign 09 May 2022

    The Public Health Agency has launched a new public awareness campaign to prepare people for the introduction of Dáithí’s Law from next spring 2023.

  • World Kidney Day 10 March 2022

    On World Kidney Day, everyone is encouraged to talk about their organ donation decision, and to consider living kidney donation.

  • opt out legislation 08 February 2022

    The Organ and Tissue Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill, which passed the final stage of consideration in the Assembly today, will be known as ‘Dáithí’s Law’ in recognition of five-year-old Dáithí Mac Gabhann.

  • Daithi's Santa Letter 10 December 2021

    Saturday 11 December is Organ Donation Discussion Day. A day which encourages everyone to think about organ donation, register a decision on the NHS Organ Donor Register, and to talk about that decision with loved ones.

  • organ transit box 20 September 2021

    On Monday 20 September the Minister for Health, Robin Swann, opened the debate in Stormont for the second reading of the “Organ and Tissue (Deemed Consent) Bill”. The session concluded with the Assembly passing a milestone vote allowing the law to move into the next phase of the legislative process.