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E-BOOK HELPS PUPILS SWITCH ON TO ORGAN DONATION

Scottish secondary pupils will be able to learn about the issues surrounding organ donation on their classroom tablets from today.

Minister for Public Health Michael Matheson visited Castlebrae High School in Edinburgh to launch an e-book of the Organ Donation Teaching Resource Pack, and met with pupils using the resource on their school iPads. 

With tablet use increasing in classrooms, the e-book has been developed as an educational tool to enable young people to be able to make informed choices about organ donation and transplantation.

Transplant recipient Rory Mair, who received a life-saving liver transplant in 2012, joined the Minister to chat to pupils about how organ donation transformed his life. 

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