NICE is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, eliminating unlawful discrimination and fostering good relations between people with particular protected characteristics and others.
OrganOx metra is used for liver transplants for adults with liver disease. There are different types of liver diseases that can be associated with alcohol, obesity, viral infection, and genetic factors. Many liver diseases do not cause any symptoms in the early stages, and develop over the course of time, leading to long-term conditions. It may mean that someone is disabled if their liver disease has a substantial and long-term effect on their ability to do daily activities. Disability is a protected characteristic under the Equality Act.