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Scotland Organ Donation Services Team

The Scotland Regional Collaborative had their first meeting in May 2011 and has had several meetings since then. The region is made up of 14 Geographical Health Boards with 25 Intensive Care Units, 3 Paediatric Intensive Care Units, 4 Neuroscience Units and 35 Emergency Departments.

Who’s who

Regional Clinical Leads - Dr Iain MacLeod and Dr Charles Wallis

Regional Manager - Lesley Logan

Team Manager - Susan Hannah and Liz Waite

Specialist Nurses - 20 in total

Practice Development Specialist - Cara Murdoch

Administration Team
Anne Sorley - Office Manager
Jennifer Tarnawski - Administrative Assistant

Contact Number - 0300 123 9209

Organ Donor Referral Line - 03000 20 30 40



The reports below provide a summary of data relating to potential and actual organ donors as recorded by NHS Blood and Transplant via the Potential Donor Audit (PDA), the accompanying Referral Record and the UK Transplant Registry.

The reports cover the time period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018.


Archived reports

As part of the PDA, patients aged over 80 years of age and those who did not die on a critical care unit or an emergency department are not audited nationally and are therefore excluded from the majority of this report. In addition, some information from this time period may be outstanding due to late reporting and difficulties obtaining patient notes. Donations not captured by the PDA will still be included in the data supplied from the accompanying Referral Record or from the UK Transplant Registry, as appropriate.

Some percentages in these reports were calculated using small numbers and should therefore be interpreted with caution.

The table containing Gold/Silver/Bronze/Amber/Red shading provides a comparison with UK targets. The targets specific to each of the nine key metrics are displayed on and above the funnel plots throughout Section 3 of the Scotland team detailed full report. Definitions and data, table and figure descriptions can also be found in the detailed full report.

Please refer to the contact details above if you have any queries or requests for further information.