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Sheffield transplant team get set for Games.

By |July 24th, 2015|

24 July 2015

A team of transplant survivors from Sheffield are donning their sportswear in preparation for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games taking place at the end of July.

Hosted annually by the charity Transplant Sport UK (TSUK) and sponsored by Westfield Health, the Games attract hundreds of athletes from across the UK – all of […]

Kidney Research

By |July 19th, 2015|

Kidney Research UK is the leading charity dedicated to research into kidney disease in the UK. We rely almost wholly on the generous donations of the UK public and we believe that everybody deserves a life free of kidney disease.

Find out more.

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation

By |July 19th, 2015|

Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) was formed in 1980 and is a unique national charity dedicated to taking action against the effects of all liver diseases of childhood.
Based in Birmingham, CLDF is:

a comprehensive information hub for healthcare professionals and the general public
a tailored support service for children, young people and young adults with […]

Team Mash cycling 340 miles as ‘Warm up’ for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games

By |July 17th, 2015|

Friday 17th July

Transplant athletes on an epic journey to cycle from Bristol to the Institute of Transplantation at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital will be greeted with open arms when they arrive at the Institute of Transplantation at the Freeman Hospital on Monday 20 July, 10 days before the Westfield Health British Transplant Games (WHBTG) take place […]

PwC signs up to support the British Transplant Games

By |July 15th, 2015|

15 July 2015

Professional services firm PwC have pledged its support to the Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2015 hosted in NewcastleGateshead at the end of the month.

The Games attract more than 800 transplant recipients from all over the country taking part in a range of events from swimming to track and field, tennis to bowling […]

Leisure giant backs the Transplant Games

By |July 14th, 2015|

One of the North East’s biggest leisure operators has thrown its weight behind the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015 – and is now calling on diners to lend their support.

Teams from hospitals across the UK will take part in the games, held at venues across NewcastleGateshead and the North East from 30 July […]

Case study: Emily Norman

By |July 13th, 2015|

Emily had FSGS from the age of 2.  It was controlled with medication for a while but then she continued to swell and medication was not helping.  She ended up having to be put on haemo dialysis as she had gone into renal failure.  She was attending Nottingham Hospital 5 times a week for dialysis […]

Case study: Ashley Ramsurrun

By |July 13th, 2015|

In January 2000 I was diagnosed with a condition called Lupus, which was diagnosed after I suffered a pulmonary embolism. At the time I was having night sweats and was tired and breathless. It affected my kidneys and having spent 3 months in hospital the condition settled down. It was quite odd as my brother […]

Case study: Ellie Greenwood

By |July 2nd, 2015|

Ellie was diagnosed at the age of 3 months with a heptoblastoma and went rough 4 months of chemotherapy, after which due the location of the tumour she had to have a liver transplant at the age of 7 months.

As Ellie was our first child as a family it was devastating thinking that I had […]

Case study: Louise Mclellan

By |July 2nd, 2015|

I was born in 1970 with a complex congenital heart disorder. Being born with it I knew no different really, I struggled with p.e and exercise and got very out of breath but had a go at lots of things and led a pretty normal life whilst heart medicine made its advances.

Age 25 my health […]