Having a heart transplant when your mother died having a heart transplant
With the history of my nan, this was easily one of the scariest days of my life, worrying that history may repeat itself.
A heart transplant then Covid-19 – A survival story
I first noticed I had problems with my heart when I was in my late twenties. It would miss beats and then beat strangely. I saw my GP who said it might be nothing but he...
12 year old James has successful heart transplant during lockdown
In July 2019, James was in his last couple of weeks at primary school, and he began to feel unwell. He had no energy and just wanted to sit on the sofa which was really unlike...
Advocate story – Mimi Cook
Why am I part of LLGL? Having undergone a heart transplant myself, aged 18 months, organ donation has always been something close to my heart (no pun intended!)...
Organ donation provides comfort for grieving parents
Paudraig saved six people’s lives by donating his organs, one of whom was a six-month-old baby. This makes us very proud.
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