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16Nov/18

Organ donation: Victorian government introduces automatic assessment system – Lexology

Organ donation: Victorian government introduces automatic assessment system
Lexology
Victorian Minister for Health Jill Hennessy recently announced a new ‘automatic assessment’ system which will determine whether a patient is suitable for organ donation. While Victoria has the highest number of … Importantly, there is no compulsion

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14Nov/18

PRIDE OF ST HELENS: Nominees for St Helens Council Young Sportsperson – St Helens Star


St Helens Star
PRIDE OF ST HELENS: Nominees for St Helens Council Young Sportsperson
St Helens Star
Ivan also suffers with cerebral palsy and needs to wear hearing aids and he is committed to raising awareness of organ donation. After Ivan’s achievement, guardian Darrell said to the Star: “Ivan did the donor run in his wheelchair to promote organ

13Nov/18

‘We need their brains': donating to the brain bank in search of a dementia cure – The Guardian


The Guardian
‘We need their brains': donating to the brain bank in search of a dementia cure
The Guardian
Brain donation is a different beast to organ donation, not the least because one is for transplant while the other is for research. “A lot of people just think that it’s on their organ donation … The Sydney Brain Bank staff carry pagers with them 24

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13Nov/18

Buena Vista Elementary holds vigil for Brayden Eidenshink, the boy with the brave heart – KGET 17


KGET 17
Buena Vista Elementary holds vigil for Brayden Eidenshink, the boy with the brave heart
KGET 17
Unfortunately, one week later, his heart, liver, and kidneys began to fail. During this … While they grieve, Eidenshink’s family is asking the community to keep the real mission in mind: raising awareness of heart disease and promoting organ donation

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13Nov/18

Fundraiser goes the extra mile as he donates one of his own kidneys – Times of Malta


Times of Malta
Fundraiser goes the extra mile as he donates one of his own kidneys
Times of Malta
“Being psychologically supported is most essential both for the kidney donor as well as the receiver,” Mr Saliba said, adding that since he has always been physically active, he recovered within a few weeks and felt well enough to resume his training