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09Jul/14

Spell out your organ donation wishes, health chiefs plead – Lynn News


Lynn News
Spell out your organ donation wishes, health chiefs plead
Lynn News
Dr Hilary Jones said: “More people are willing to be an organ donor than are signed up. But signing up and telling your relatives of your decision would saves thousands of lives. I’d encourage everybody to consider spelling out your donation decision

09Jul/14

Meet King’s Lynn hospital organ donation specialists – Lynn News


Lynn News
Meet King’s Lynn hospital organ donation specialists
Lynn News
Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital has a specialist team on hand to support the families of potential donors when the time comes, with many finding comfort in saving the life of another. The Organ Donation Committee is made up of a team of specially

09Jul/14

Lincolnshire widow’s organ donation plea after husband died from kidney failure – Boston Target


Boston Target
Lincolnshire widow’s organ donation plea after husband died from kidney failure
Boston Target
A widow who saw her husband die from kidney failure has pleaded with people in Boston to join the organ donor register. Paul Townshend had been on dialysis for almost 20 years when he died at the age of 46 in May. This week is National Transplant Week …

09Jul/14

Organ donation numbers on the rise – Belfast Telegraph


Belfast Telegraph
Organ donation numbers on the rise
Belfast Telegraph
NHS BT’s director of organ donation and transplantation, Sally Johnson, said: “We are truly grateful to the families of the 1,320 deceased donors and to each of the 1,146 living donors who made transplants possible last year. Their donations ensured
Boltonians sign up to organ donor register in Victoria SquareThe Bolton News
‘Revolution’ in attitudes on organ donation neededITV News
Organ donation numbers up but ‘revolution’ in attitude still neededNursing Times
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07Jul/14

Cllr David Greenhalgh, who has undergone three kidney transplants – The Bolton News


The Bolton News
Cllr David Greenhalgh, who has undergone three kidney transplants
The Bolton News
A COUNCILLOR who has had three kidney transplants has implored people to sign the organ donor register during National Transplant Week — and tell relatives what they are doing. National Transplant Week runs from today to July 13, with an event being …

06Jul/14

Plea for organ donor change after teen almost dies – Scotsman


Scotsman
Plea for organ donor change after teen almost dies
Scotsman
A Scottish Government spokesman said: “The Scottish Government has said it wishes to wait to see an evaluation of the impact of opt-out on organ donation on Wales before deciding whether or not to make a similar change in Scotland. “This is because

06Jul/14

Bills aim to update organ donation laws; coroners, donor organizations clash – Carlisle Sentinel

Bills aim to update organ donation laws; coroners, donor organizations clash
Carlisle Sentinel
“The way the process is set up is that if you hadn’t previously given consent to be an organ donor, it created some confusion with family members — your driver’s license may say you’re an organ donor, but your family might not know if they were or not.

06Jul/14

Raising awareness for organ donation – CHCH News

Raising awareness for organ donationCHCH NewsKidney disease is an issue that affects millions of Canadians. The number of people being treated for kidney failure has more than tripled in the last twenty years. There is no cure for it, but there are tre…

05Jul/14

Celebrate your patriotism by becoming organ donor – Hilton Head Island Packet

Hilton Head Island PacketCelebrate your patriotism by becoming organ donorHilton Head Island PacketLynda continues to urge people to register as an organ donor by going to the local S.C. Department of Motor Vehicles office, by visiting www.donatelifesc…

05Jul/14

Make organ donation the default – Los Angeles Times

Make organ donation the default
Los Angeles Times
To the editor: The authors neglect to suggest the most logical and effective solution to the organ shortage problem: Make organ donation upon death the default. Instead of allowing it only when specified, make not allowing it the exception. (“We