JPAC Joint United Kingdom (UK) Blood Transfusion and Tissue Transplantation Services Professional Advisory Committee

19.3: Data protection and confidentiality

Living donors and families of deceased donors must be told that information relating to the donation will be stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act (DPA)199817 and may be shared with relevant health professionals.

Tissue Establishments shall take the necessary measures to ensure that all data, collated within the scope of all their banking activities and to which third parties have access, have been rendered anonymous so that neither donor nor recipients remain identifiable.