Latest NMC figures show that as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the creation of our National Health Service we still face considerable issues in recruiting men into the Nursing profession. The figure for males entering the profession has remained stubbornly low and as a proud nurse, I find that very disappointing.
Neil Simms, Senior Marketing and Campaigns Officer, highlights how our new ‘Words Save Lives’ campaign was developed to promote organ donation.
Organ Donation Week marked the end of my commitment to blog every working week for a year. It has been an incredible experience and I have been continually surprised by the positivity with which my blog has been received and the way in which it has enabled me to reach …
In my professional life no time is more important than the seven days of Organ Donation Week and this certainly no exception. I consider it a privilege to have the opportunity to be the public face of this event. It is a time when we can focus attention on the benefits of Organ Donation and get our message about saving lives out to a wider audience than ever before.
Ella Gibson’s life was turned upside down 23 years ago. A bout of food poisoning resulted in Ella developing chronic kidney disease. In a unique twist of fate the condition set her on a path to sporting glory at the World Transplant Games 2017.
Mark Mason has been with the Telford team for nine years. He received a kidney transplant in 1998 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, below he details his story.
Charlotte Silver, Internal Communications Officer received a liver transplant twenty years ago. Below she shares her personal story of the road to transplantation and recovery.
Let me ask you a question; What have you done recently to make yourself feel proud? How about coming to work here at NHS Blood and Transplant?