Increase Donation Consent: Lack of consent is the primary reason deceased donation opportunities from medically suitable potential donors are lost. By 2018/2019, Ontario’s consent rate for organ donation will be 61 percent, the consent rate for tissue donation will be 53 per cent.
Optimize Physician Leadership: A key measure of how well TGLN and hospital staff work together to manage the complex process of donation is the Conversion Rate, the rate at which potential donors actually go on to save lives through donation. Following closely the example set by international counterparts, Trillium Gift of Life Network aims to encourage a culture of donation in Ontario’s hospitals by significantly enhancing physician leadership in donation to reach a conversion rate of 60 percent by 2018/2019.
Normalize Donation/Transplant: Trillium Gift of Life Network aims to promote organ and tissue donation as a shared value across all sectors of Ontario society, proactively addressing myths and misconceptions and increasing general knowledge of how donation/transplant works in Ontario. By 2018/2019, five million Ontarians will be registered donors.
Develop Tissue System: TGLN will develop an integrated and sustainable tissue donation and transplant system in Ontario. A more efficient system will result in overall cost savings and better quality tissue available for more Ontario patients. By 2018/2019, Ontario will increase the number of ocular donors to 3,000 and the number of multi-tissue donations to 485.