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Westfield Health

By |February 1st, 2017|

Westfield Health is a not for profit health insurance company formed almost a century ago.

Since 1919 we’ve been at the forefront of keeping hardworking people fit and healthy. We’re here for people at every stage of their life, with a range of award winning health cash plans and hospital treatment insurance that work as hard as […]

British Heart Foundation

By |February 1st, 2017|


We are the nation’s heart charity and the largest independent funder of cardiovascular research.Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer, but we are leading the fight against it. Our pioneering research has helped to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions.Our work has been central to the discoveries of vital […]

Anthony Nolan

By |January 5th, 2017|

Anthony Nolan saves the lives of people with blood cancer and blood disorders

Every day, we match incredible individuals willing to donate their blood stem cells or bone marrow to people with blood cancer and blood disorders who desperately need lifesaving transplants.

It all began in 1974. With her three-year-old son Anthony in urgent need of a […]

NHS Blood and Transplant

By |January 4th, 2017|

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is a Special Health Authority, dedicated to saving and improving lives through the wide range of services we provide to the NHS. Our ambition is to be the best organisation of our type in the world. We achieved the 50% increase in deceased organ donation which helped transform more than […]

Organ Donor Register

By |January 2nd, 2017|

As one of the three arms of NHSBT, ODTs key role is to ensure that organs donated for transplant are matched and allocated to patients in a fair and unbiased way. Matching, particularly in the case of kidneys, is so important that donation and allocation needs to be organised nationally. The larger the pool of […]

British Transplant Games finish with a flourish

By |August 10th, 2016|

01 August 2016

The Westfield Health British Transplant Games in Liverpool concluded with a spectacular day of track and field yesterday (Sunday 31 July).

The four-day event saw over 900 athletes, all of whom are either transplant recipients or live donors, take part in 30 sporting events. They ranged in age from 3 to 89, and every […]

NewcastleGateshead hosts most successful Transplant Games ever!

By |August 26th, 2015|

Monday 03 August 2015

With more than 850 Transplant Athletes from across the UK and overseas competing, the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015 (30 July -02 August), were officially the best Games ever, attracting 2500 spectators.

Graham Wylie, Chair of the Local Organising Committee for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, said: “The NewcastleGateshead Games […]

National Transplant charities unite to boost donation numbers and save lives

By |July 31st, 2015|

Friday 31 July 2015

The UK’s biggest transplant charities, including the British Heart Foundation, British Kidney Patient Association and Anthony Nolan, came together at The British Transplant Games today (31 July) in NewcastleGateshead to announce a new campaign to help ‘save a life a day’.

Every 10 minutes, somebody’s name gets added to the donor waiting […]

Vital ‘Transport’ for ‘Transplant’ games!

By |July 30th, 2015|

Getting in gear.. Organisers of the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, hosted at venues across the North East this week, have sent out a heartfelt thanks to car retailer Benfield Motor Group, who have stepped-in to help the smooth running of the games…by supplying a fleet of support vehicles for participants and organisers.

The […]

Public urged to show their support as Transplant Games arrive on Tyneside

By |July 27th, 2015|

Monday 27 July 2015

Inspirational athletes arrive on Tyneside this week to kick-start four days of celebration and competition at the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, (30 July-02 August).

Graham Wylie, chair of the Local Organising Committee for The Games, said: “With more than 2000 competitors and supporters set to attend the British Transplant Games […]