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.
Two liver transplants in two days
Val Pinfold struggled with her health for many years, until things got so bad she needed a liver transplant. She was fortunate to find a liver in time, but what happens when the liver transplant is...
Getting the call – Real life stories
The wait for an organ can be very difficult. Apart from dealing with serious and debilitating health issues, many don't know if they will get the call before it's too late. We reached out to some...
Sarah’s Transplant Story
In 1990 they discovered that I also had a leaking valve in my heart. I was sent to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham to be assessed for transplant. I was on the urgent list for 7...
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