The updated OPTN/UNOS Patient Information Letter is now available in additional languages. As you may recall, as of April 21, 2011, all hospitals are required to distribute the version of the patient information letter that was revised earlier this spring. Here’s the letter in:
OPTN Bylaws (Appendix B, Section 11, F) require transplant hospitals to include the UNOS Patient Information Letter with their internal patient notification letters. The Patient Notification Quick Reference Guide is an additional resource that explains the requirements.