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  • Sep22
    Organ Donation Week 2021

    Dr Kathryn Tizard, Organ Donation Lead at the Countess, provides an update on organ donation at the Countess for Organ Donation Week 2021.

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  • Sep05
    Organ Donation Week 2019 - "Pass it on"

    This year I had the great pleasure of listening to a talk from a young boy called Max who received a lifesaving heart transplant in August 2017 aged nine, having been on the waiting list for 8 months. He spoke about the agonising wait for a new heart and shared his heart-warming story and his campaign for an opt-out system for organ donation. Max’s life-saving gift came from a young girl, Keira Ball, who passed away aged 9 years old. Her parents, Joe and Loanna, also shared their story about why they made the selfless decision to agree to donate Keira’s organs after a tragic accident. Keira’s organs helped many people, including Max, and they spoke about the comfort they took from making their decision.

     

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