Organs: Donors

Health written question – answered on 1st April 2008.

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Photo of Stephen Hepburn Stephen Hepburn Labour, Jarrow

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many organ donors were registered in (a) Jarrow constituency, (b) South Tyneside, (c) the North East and (d) England in each year since 1997.

Photo of Ann Keen Ann Keen Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Health Services), Department of Health

The information requested is in the following tables.

Number joining the National Health Service Organ Donor Register from Jarrow, South Tyneside, North East England and all England, 1997-2007, by year
1997 1998-2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Total
Jarrow (1) 733 864 1,009 859 789 999 1,184 1,203 1,038 10,406
South Tyneside (2) 1,452 1,856 2,156 1,785 1,608 2,095 2,633 2,597 2,188 22,082
North East England (3) 32,789 38,806 47,845 50,490 42,790 41,210 47,139 49,593 43,301 471,575
All England 690,275 807,111 1,021,806 947,807 756,195 866,973 924,039 1,004,416 858,467 9,491,311
(1) Parliamentary constituency.

(2 )Council area.

(3 )Postcodes DH, DL, NE, SR, TS, TD15

For administrative reasons, the data for 1998-2000 is not available for each year separately so the yearly average is given.

Deceased organ donors from hospitals in South Tyneside, North East England and all England, 1997-2007 by year
Donating hospital 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 Total
South Tyneside Dist. Gen. Hosp. 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 10
North East England Hospitals (1) 39 45 51 58 49 34 38 39 30 39 41 463
Hospitals in all England 689 621 617 653 640 652 598 682 633 647 667 7,099
(1) donating hospitals in: Darlington, Durham, Bishop Auckland, Hexham, Ashington, Gateshead, Newcastle, North Shields, South Shields and Sunderland.

Note:

There are no donating hospitals (i.e. with ICU/HDU) in the Jarrow constituency

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