Opt-out law comes into effect
Max and Keira’s Law – the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act, has come into effect today, 20 May 2020. Under the new law, all adults in England are considered as having agreed to donate their own...
How Coronavirus is affecting organ transplants
The coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting hospitals, both NHS and private, significantly. All elective surgery has been put on hold as hospitals reserve beds and resources for coronavirus patients. There is also a risk that patients could...
33 Years after his heart transplant, Richard is still going strong
After his heart transplant in 1987, Richard was told he had 5 to 7 years to live. So he decided to live them to the full. He's still doing that 33 years later!
Donating Hilary’s lungs helped ease our pain
"It gives us all so much solace and comfort knowing that, even after her death, she is helping another person and we wish that person a long and happy life."
A warm welcome for new liver transplant technology
The creation of an artificial ‘womb’ that keeps livers warm for transplantation could save lives.
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