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ORGAN DONATION AND TRANSPLANTATION

                                    2016    2015   2014     2013   2012    2011    2010    2009    8 year  8 year
                                                                                                   Total  average
         Deceased Donors             77     81      63      86      78      93      58      90      626     78.3


         Transplantation   Kidneys  122     120     112     147     131     165     98      154    1049    131.1
         from Deceased      Liver    58     61      44      55      50      61      38      64      431     53.9
         Donors             Heart    15     16      18      11      10       6      3       11      90      11.3
                            Lungs    35     36      31      32      14       8      4        5      165     20.6
                          Pancreas   0       0       6      11       1       8      8        9      43      n/a
         SUB-TOTAL                  230     233     211     256     206     248    151      243    1778    222.3

         Living kidney donors        50     33      40      38      32      27      23      18      261     32.6
         & transplants
         All organ transplants
         TOTAL                      280     266     251     294     238     275    174      261    2039    254.9

         Living & deceased
         donor kidney Tx            172       153   152     185     163     192    121      172    1310    163.8

           Organ Donation and






        Transplantation 2016







             rgan donation is a relatively rare           By                    waiting list because they received
             event in Ireland. Of the 30,000                                    transplants in the UK. 7 of these
        Odeaths per annum fewer than            MARK MURPHY                     transplants were with Irish living
        200 potential organ donors are      with the total of 172.              donors and 2 were from deceased
        referred to the procurement service    This is the official way to present  donors. So in total 181 Irish listed
        for assessment as actual organ      the data because it describes the   patients received a kidney transplant
        donors. 190 referrals from hospitals,  activity that occurred in Ireland.  last year including a total of 57 Irish
        with potential organ donors, was a     There were 9 further HSE funded  living donors being involved. The 9
        record in 2016.                     Irish people who came off our kidney  extra transplants form part of the UK
          In 2016 there were 4 fewer                                            official statistics because they
        deceased organ donors than in 2015       IRISH LIVING KIDNEY            occurred in the UK. That is simply the
        resulting in just three fewer (230)          DONORS (57)                way it is.
        organ transplants. But, when you add                                       It should be further noted that the
        in the record 50 living donor kidney  Utilised in Ireland         50    108 total of heart, lung and liver
        transplants you see an overall rise of  Utilised in UK             7    transplants could be further
        19 kidney transplants for the year                                      enhanced if I knew how many
                                  DECEASED ORGAN DONORS
               2005    2006   2007    2008    2009   2010    2011    2012   2013    2014    2015   2016
          100
                         91                                    93
                                               90
          90
                                88      81                                                   81
                                                                              86
          80
                                                                                                         Average
                                                                      78
                 76                                                                                  77     80
          70
                                                                                      63
          60
                                                           58
          50

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