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Item Donation of organs, tissues, etc.--Moral and ethical aspects
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Audio recording of Sir Liam's Appearance on BBC Radio 2 programme The Jeremy Vine Show

Consists of 30 minute excerpt from discussion programme covering Sir Liam's call in his Annual Report 2006 for an opt out system to maximise the potential for organ donation. Features comment from Sir Liam on why it is needed and case studies from other countries, Conservative Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Langsley and members of the public both backing and opposing the proposals.

On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2006

Health issues covered in this report include;

Progress on previous years' recommendations;

The role of hand hygiene in controlling healthcare-associated infection;

Maximising opportunities for organ transplants;

Understanding and addrssing the risk in radiotherapy;

The need for renewed action on the high number of intrapartum-related deaths;

And fulfilling the potential of women in medicine.

Also included is a regional focus on some local problems, trends and initiatives across England.

Video Podcast of On the State of the Public Health: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2006

Podcasts produced in conjunction with the publication of Sir Liam's 2006 Annual Report. Consists of 6 episodes covering chapters within the annual report.

Episode 1: On the State of the Public Health (introduction) 02:45

Episode 2: Healthcare Associated Infection; Strengthening the Public Hand 02:12

Episode 3: Organ Transplants - The Waiting Game 02:21

Episode 4: Radiotherapy; Hidden Dangers 02:14

Episode 5: Intrapartum related deaths; 500 missed opportunities 02:14

Episode 6: Women in Medicine; Opportunity Blocks 02:09