(credit: Engin_Aykurt)

Organ donation in da nation

Enough with the nudging already — why not simply pay people to donate their organs?

One of my earliest childhood memories is hearing on the radio about an operation performed by Dr Christiaan Barnard at the Groote Schuur hospital in Cape Town. The quirky name of the hospital was one thing that caught my youthful attention (it means “great barn” in Afrikaans as…

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