Ali Cooper, OD Customer Services Manager, is a Tissue Ambassador for NHSBT. In her very personal blog, she explains why.
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?
Mark Mason, Donor Carer, received a kidney transplant in 1998 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. Below he shares his personal experience of writing a thank you letter to his donor family.
Inside NHSBT is back up and running and so is my Blog! Although this is a reasonably short catch up as later this morning I am off to Cornwall for a much anticipated two weeks leave with my wife and girls.
It was an early start on Monday morning to get to New Street in time to join the monthly ODT CPB meeting. The meeting alternates between a face-to-face and a telecon and this month was a telephone meeting. However, my commitments later in the day left no time for travel appointments so I was already in Birmingham when the call started.