01Aug/17

1891 residents alive thanks to organ donors – Dewsbury Reporter


Dewsbury Reporter
1891 residents alive thanks to organ donors
Dewsbury Reporter
Sally Johnson, director of Organ Donation and Transplantation for NHS Blood and Transplant, said: “More people than ever in West Yorkshire are committing to organ donation and that is saving more lives than ever. “It’s amazing to picture all the people

31Jul/17

Make your decision count this DonateLife Week – Coffs Coast Advocate

Make your decision count this DonateLife Week
Coffs Coast Advocate
In 2016, a record 1,713 lives were saved through the generosity of 503 deceased organ donors and their families and 267 living donors. “Many people are not aware that the opportunity for organ donation is rare. Less than 2% of all hospital deaths are

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29Jul/17

Organ donation: Young Sophie leaves a legacy of love – Toowoomba Chronicle


Toowoomba Chronicle
Organ donation: Young Sophie leaves a legacy of love
Toowoomba Chronicle
But when a doctor approached them about organ donation, they were able to help others with Sophie’s help. “It was a pretty easy decision when they asked us about donating Sophie’s organs because she was such a loving girl,” Ms Bombski said. “It didn’t …

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26Jul/17

Organ donor registrations top six million but 1.7 million say no – DutchNews.nl


DutchNews.nl
Organ donor registrations top six million but 1.7 million say no
DutchNews.nl
The number of people who have registered their objections to organ donation in the Dutch national register has reached 1.7 million – or 41% of those eligible to do so – according to new figures from national statistics agency CBS. In total, more than

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24Jul/17

Maine suicide death: ‘Hurry up’ because I’m an organ donor – WMUR Manchester


WMUR Manchester
Maine suicide death: ‘Hurry up’ because I’m an organ donor
WMUR Manchester
A Maine man told a 911 dispatcher that he was killing himself and that first responders “need to hurry up because I’m an organ donor.” Police Chief David Bucknam said the man was still breathing when first responders arrived Sunday night, but he died a
Man killing self tells police: ‘Hurry up,’ I’m organ donorWLWT Cincinnati

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24Jul/17

August is organ donor month | Joburg East Express – Joburg East Express


Joburg East Express
23Jul/17

‘Stacey’s organ donation gave us some comfort after her death’ – Harwich and Manningtree Standard


Harwich and Manningtree Standard
‘Stacey’s organ donation gave us some comfort after her death’
Harwich and Manningtree Standard
THE one-year anniversary of Stacey Hansell’s organs being transplanted was marked by an anonymous letter from one of the recipients of her organs of her three donors. Her mum Jayne Cotton read it with Stacey’s daughter, who she left behind having taken …

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23Jul/17

Consider registering as an organ donor | Letters To The Editor … – LancasterOnline

Consider registering as an organ donor | Letters To The Editor …
LancasterOnline
A July 9 Sunday LNP editorial (“An interminable wait”) asked readers what Pennsylvania should do to encourage organ donation.

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22Jul/17

Falkirk archer Martin targets honouring his donor at Transplant Games – Falkirk Herald

Falkirk archer Martin targets honouring his donor at Transplant Games
Falkirk Herald
“I had a kidney and pancreas transplant in 2012 and am taking part in memory of my donor. “I was diagnosed with renal failure in 2008 and was on dialysis for four years, pretty much tied to a machine three or four days a week. Now I’m living as much of