02Aug/17

‘Heart transplant has let my daughter lead a normal life’ – Aberdeen Evening Express


Aberdeen Evening Express
‘Heart transplant has let my daughter lead a normal life’
Aberdeen Evening Express
The transplant doesn’t make you perfect, but without having the surgery she would have died within a week of birth.” Sarah hopes to raise awareness of the importance of organ donation, after a family made an incredibly brave decision to donate their

27Jul/17

Transplant surgery: Cardiac patient gets heart of 25-year-old deceased man – Business Standard


The Hindu
Transplant surgery: Cardiac patient gets heart of 25-year-old deceased man
Business Standard
“According to the hospital-wise data decided by the NOTTO (National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation), the heart was allocated to FEHI, one kidney to Fortis Hospital Vasant Kunj, one kidney to BLK Hospital and the liver was given to the Sir
Young man saves four lives in deathThe Asian Age

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12Jul/17

Little Max’s fight for a new heart reaches Parliament as his parents … – Mirror.co.uk


Yorkshire Post
Little Max’s fight for a new heart reaches Parliament as his parents …
Mirror.co.uk
Labour MP Dan Jarvis backs the Mirror’s Change the Law for Life campaign, which aims to end the uncertainty felt by nine-year-old Max Johnson and thousands …
Ministers hint at reform to organ donor laws in England as Yorkshire …Yorkshire Post
CCM Student on a Mission to Increase Organ Donor Awareness …Parsippany Focus
Hundreds in Bristol are alive because of one simple thing everyone …Bristol Post
Swindon Advertiser
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12Jul/17

Organ donation: Heart transplant a boon for Maisy – Herald Sun


Herald Sun
Organ donation: Heart transplant a boon for Maisy
Herald Sun
The Box Hill girl had five open heart surgeries by the time she turned two before having a heart transplant. Ms Bodinnar’s 20-week ultrasound picked up that Maisy had a rare heart defect where the heart’s lower half is reversed as well as a hole in her

11Jul/17

‘Miracle of a donor heart, came just at the right time’ – Independent Online


Independent Online
‘Miracle of a donor heart, came just at the right time’
Independent Online
Dr Willie Koen, the head of transplant at Netcare Christiaan Barnard Hospital, says donor organ prevalence and procurement in South Africa is one of lowest in the World. In South Africa there are only two organ donors per million people; in first world …

10Jul/17

Parents of child in desperate need of a heart transplant on why we need a new model for organ donation – Evening Standard

Evening StandardParents of child in desperate need of a heart transplant on why we need a new model for organ donationEvening StandardHis parents want to encourage people to become registered organ donors. The UK has an opt-in system where organs can o…

07Jul/17

After death, MBBS student emerges as saviour for PhD scholar who needed a cardiac transplant – India Today


India Today
After death, MBBS student emerges as saviour for PhD scholar who needed a cardiac transplant
India Today
Dr Kewal Krishan, director of heart transplant at Max Hospital, Saket, told Mail Today, “On July 3, we received a call from NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation) for a heart donor in Indore. We also had a patient who needed heart

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06Jul/17

VIDEO: Boy, 9, calls for change to organ donor law – as he faces desperate wait for new heart – Stoke Sentinel


Stoke Sentinel
VIDEO: Boy, 9, calls for change to organ donor law – as he faces desperate wait for new heart
Stoke Sentinel
That is not a time to make a decision about organ donation.” The campaign has won the backing of the medical profession. Doctor Richard Vautrey, acting chairman of the British Medical Association’s GP committee, said: “Around 10,000 people in the UK …