Thousands of terminally ill in Germany waiting for a donor organ. However, in the hospitals, it is difficult often to identify potential organ donors. That’s about to change.
Brain-dead hospital patients to be donors in Germany reinforced to the Body. In the Bundestag broad support for the plans of the Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU), recruitment of donors was recorded on Thursday organs. It was debated an Amendment of the transplantation act.
Spahn explains his Plan
Spahn explained that the role of the Ombudsman for transplants in the hospitals should be upgraded. The appropriate specialists should be stepped up for this task. The hospitals should suffer no financial disadvantage – the exemption should be paid to you.
Doctors in readiness should also ensure at any time that it is determined, if a patient is brain functions are down. Only be removed under certain circumstances, organs.
Important better care of the loved ones is also. Also, recipients of organs would have to receive the possibility, in the case of the relatives of the donor their thanks to Express, without that their anonymity will be violated.
Lauterbach: "Hospitals with a good Organisation of the organ donation can only machen" losses;
The SPD-health expert Karl Lauterbach said today hospitals could do with a good Organisation of organ donation, only losses. This should change. Green, FDP and the Left supported the coalition draft. "This is really a good law, what are you here vorlegen", Kirsten Kappert-Gonther of the Green said.
The AfD principle of consent came, when her Deputy, Axel Gehrke (Afd) also criticized that there is not enough clear rules are provided around the definition of brain death, and to avoid the psychological pressure on members.
Spahn advertises for "double Widerspruchslösung"
Around 10,000 people are waiting in this country to a donor organ. Germany in an international comparison, back in the recovery of such organs. Regardless of the now submitted to the Parliament by the plans is currently being discussed across party lines-even on the new organ donation rules. So far, withdrawals are allowed only when expressly declared consent. Spahn is advertising for a "double Widerspruchslösung". Consequently, automatically everyone would be considered a donor unless you say no. Otherwise would be – as a double barrier to any questions members.
Transplant physicians welcomed the planned Amendment of the transplantation act. "The law provides a good Foundation to erhöhen" the Numbers of organ donation in Germany;, said
the managing Physician for the East Region of the German Foundation for organ transplantation, Christa Wachsmuth, the MDR-magazine "The Main Thing Gesund".
Paolo Fornara, Director of the kidney transplant centre of the country Saxony-Anhalt at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, told the station: "Germany is in the organ donation one of the tail lights in Europe and in the world." There is an urgent action is therefore urgently needed. "The measures, which should now be addressed, I think is extremely reasonable."