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15Dec/17

‘I am so excited about the rest of my life’, says Isabel Terry after 15-year transplant wait – Irish Examiner


Irish Examiner
‘I am so excited about the rest of my life’, says Isabel Terry after 15-year transplant wait
Irish Examiner
I don’t need oxygen anymore, I have more energy, I can stay awake for longer. I’m getting out of bed on my own, I do get a bit out of breath sometimes, after exertion, but I’m getting stronger. “I have a completely different mindset to what I had just

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14Dec/17

Organ Donation Awareness; Bell Choir Celebration; More Local News – Patch.com


Patch.com
Organ Donation Awareness; Bell Choir Celebration; More Local News
Patch.com
Organ Donation Awareness; Bell Choir Celebration; More Local News. At Patch, we believe that some of the best and most useful content comes from our Patch communities. Here’s a roundup of some of the best content from Patch Contributors and Posters

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14Dec/17

Service Corporation International Sponsors Donate Life’s “The Gift of … – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Service Corporation International Sponsors Donate Life’s “The Gift of …
GlobeNewswire (press release)
HOUSTON, Dec. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI), North America’s largest provider of funeral and cemetery services, and its brand, Dignity Memorial®, are pleased to announce their tenth year as a major sponsor of

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13Dec/17

Racism likely at play in low Indigenous kidney transplants, AMA says – ABC Online


ABC Online
Racism likely at play in low Indigenous kidney transplants, AMA says
ABC Online
“It’s certainly not fair, and we, myself and several colleagues, have called — and will continue to call — for fairness as part of our system of allocating the scarce resource of kidney donations,” he said. Kidney specialist, Professor Steve Chadban

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13Dec/17

Violet-Grace Youens’ parents tell their heartbreaking story at speed awareness course – St Helens Reporter


St Helens Reporter
Violet-Grace Youens’ parents tell their heartbreaking story at speed awareness course
St Helens Reporter
Rebecca also touched on how Violet-Grace went on to save two lives after her death through organ donation. Attendees were given packs to take home, containing information from all the partnership agencies and a free copy of the Highway Code, which many

12Dec/17

Think tank calls for evidence that opt-out organ donation works – carehome.co.uk News


carehome.co.uk News
Think tank calls for evidence that opt-out organ donation works
carehome.co.uk News
Key amongst those is raising public awareness, encouraging family discussion, and better support and communication between specialist nurses and bereaved families.” The opt-out scheme would replace the current system in England where people sign up to

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