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Cavan hospital to stop charging for organ donors

Cavan General Hospital is to stop charging next of kin for the hospital stays of deceased relatives who have donated their organs, following the intervention of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF).

3rd June, 2006

Cavan General Hospital is to stop charging next of kin for the hospital stays of deceased relatives who have donated their organs, following the intervention of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF).

The hospital is one of several that continued to impose the statutory charge for the stay of deceased patients, even if their organs are donated for transplant purposes following death. However, in a statement to The Sunday Business Post, the HSE said this practice...

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