Initiated by the Orgamites, the only global organ donation awareness programme of its kind, Orgtober’s mission is this: to make kids everywhere more aware of their amazing organs, then get more families talking about organ donation.
My Engine Parts
During Organ Donation Week, our primary school organ donation education partners, the Orgamites, are launching a special children's book titled My Engine Parts. The inspiration behind this heart-warming story comes from the life of a remarkable...
Georgia – Altruistic Donor #HeroesOfTransplantation
Why would you donate a kidney to a stranger? My answer usually starts with "Why not?" but that doesn't answer a lot unless you're also someone who wants to or has donated a kidney to someone,...
Transplantation Laboratory, Manchester Royal Infirmary #HeroesOfTransplantation
Our renal transplant unit has performed over 7,500 transplants since the first one in March 1968. We currently perform around 300 per year and are one of the largest renal programmes in the UK transplanting both...
Laura – Physiotherapist #HeroesOfTransplantation
I am a physiotherapist specialising in heart and lung transplantation and I look after patients throughout their transplant journey.
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