Vulnerable fearful as shielding rules relaxed
People who have had an organ transplant are right at the top of the list of those considered extremely vulnerable to the Coronavirus. However, the government has updated its advice for the vulnerable and changes come...
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...
A warm welcome for new liver transplant technology
The creation of an artificial ‘womb’ that keeps livers warm for transplantation could save lives.
The Role of an Advocate
It was during summer 2013 that I decided I wanted to look at becoming an advocate for Live Life Give Life (LLGL).
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