Number of people registered to donate their bodies to medical science

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Dear Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust,

I would like to request the following information:
1. The number of people currently registered to donate their entire body to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.
2. The number of people currently registered to donate their brain to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.
3. The number of cadavers used for teaching purposes during each of these years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.
4. The number of brains used for teaching purposes during each of these years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Yours faithfully,

John Jeffay

FoI (BRIGHTON AND SUSSEX UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear John Jeffay,

 

Thank you for your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information (FOI) Act 2000.

 

We are now in a position to respond to your request.

 

Your request:

 

1. The number of people currently registered to donate their entire body
to the university's medical school for teaching purposes.

2. The number of people currently registered to donate their brain to the
university's medical school for teaching purposes.

3. The number of cadavers used for teaching purposes during each of these
years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

4. The number of brains used for teaching purposes during each of these
years: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

 

Our response:

 

Under Section 1(1)(a) of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), the Trust
can confirm that it holds information relevant to your request and this
has been provided where possible below.

 

1-4.  BSUH NHS Trust does not hold this information.  We believe that
Brighton and Sussex Medical School is the appropriate contact for
information of this nature - [1]https://www.bsms.ac.uk/index.aspx

 

 

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