Such a procedure, outlined in the Journal of Medical Ethics, would allow medics to remove a patient’s heart before they died
Fr Whyte says ‘miracle’ donation was proposed ‘like it was a doughnut’
There is much about brain function that is not yet understood and it appears that the medical definition of ‘brain death’ is not infallible
Under presumed consent I am not confident the state would feel a duty to treat a corpse with reverence after death or use it solely to help others live
Church leaders in Wales have criticised government plans to introduce presumed consent for organ donation.
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