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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

New laws in England mean people will soon have to opt out of being an organ donor, rather than the current method of opting in.

New laws have today been given the green light, meaning everyone in England will automatically be enrolled into being an organ donor.

Queen Elizabeth II has now given her royal assent to the bill which is known as ‘Max and Keira’s Law’, named after nine-year-old Keira Bell and Max Johnson, aged 10.

The story of Keira is a tragic one, but she was able to save Max by donating her heart. Since his family have worked tirelessly to change the rules of organ donation to ensure more lives can be saved.

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