NHS pays compensation to family for donor blunder
Payout and apology follows disarray in computer records on donation preferencesBy Alanah Eriksen | 20 January 2012
It is a way of showing they have mucked up – good and proper
Roger Goss, co-director, Patient Concern
UK health officials have agreed to pay compensation to the family of an organ donor whose heart was mistakenly taken for an operation.
The National Health Service has been plagued by problems with computer records on the wishes of would-be donors.