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Public urged to ‘Be the Volunteer’ and to make NewcastleGateshead Games the best yet

By |May 13th, 2015|

Wednesday 13 May 2015

With less than three months to go until the Westfield Health British Transplant Games arrives on Tyneside, organisers are calling on members of the public to ‘Be the Volunteer’ and help make the 2015 Games the best yet.

North East businessman and chair of the local organising committee for The Games, Graham Wylie, […]

Actor Andrew Hayden-Smith backs “Team Anthony Nolan” after charity saves his dad’s live

By |March 30th, 2015|

Anthony Nolan has announced we are one of the main sponsors of the British Transplant Games 2015 to be held in NewcastleGateshead on July 30th – 2nd August. And for the first time a ‘Team Anthony Nolan’ will be competing.

The British Transplant Games, which have been running since 1973, is a series of Olympic style […]

Donor Family Network

By |March 26th, 2015|

 

It is our mission to become the leading donor family charity in the transplant community by providing awareness of organ donation and through the highest quality support for every donor family.

VISION

It is our vision to promote the positive benefits of organ and tissue donation for the families of those who have died and donated, for […]

MLS Contracts Ltd

By |March 26th, 2015|

 

MLS is a leading and successful sport and leisure consultancy, project managers and event management company. With its HQ in Sheffield, an innovative and progressive City of Sport, the company’s client list takes MLS across the whole UK and overseas.

Evolved from the former Montgomery Leisure Services, the business is currently owned by four long-standing colleagues […]

Technology Company supports 38th British Transplant Games

By |March 18th, 2015|

National IT specialists, Technology Services Group, has pledged its support towards the 2015 British Transplant Games which will be hosted this summer in NewcastleGateshead.

Technology Services Group (TSG) is one of the first businesses confirmed to be sponsoring the Westfield Health British Transplant Games which is organised especially for those who have had life-saving organ transplant […]

Transplant Volleyball Tournament set to be a smash hit!

By |March 18th, 2015|

Transplant athletes from across the UK are set to descend on Gateshead this weekend for the annual Transplant Sport Volleyball tournament on Saturday 22nd November at Gateshead Leisure Centre.

The tournament is the first in a series of events set to pave the way for the Westfield Health British Transplant Games NewcastleGateshead 2015, which launched last […]

Case study: Dave Horner

By |March 2nd, 2015|

My wife gave me a second chance at life

When Dave Horner from Rotherham was diagnosed with Polycystic Kidney Disease two years ago, it didn’t come as a surprise.

The 43-year-old dad of two had grown up watching his own father suffer with the condition, enduring years of debilitating renal dialysis and as such, his own health […]

Case study: Justine Laymond

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Justine has been taking part in The Games for a number of years. Read her story below…

I suffered two right lung collapses in my early twenties. At the time I was not diagnosed with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and was told that it was not uncommon for tall, slim and athletic people to have lung collapses. Nevertheless, […]

Transplant teams finalise 2015 Games schedule

By |February 1st, 2015|

This weekend the managers behind the inspiring teams set to compete at the Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2015 will descend on NewcastleGateshead at the annual Games’ Team Managers Meeting (31 January-01 February).

Supporting transplant athletes from hospitals across the UK, the managers will bring over 700 recipients of a life-saving organ transplant along with 2,000 […]

First successful baby heart transplant survivor launches Transplant Games in NewcastleGateshead

By |November 13th, 2014|

The UK’s first successful baby heart transplant survivor and gold medal winning transplant athlete, Kaylee Davidson-Olley, was joined today by the Newcastle Eagles to launch The Westfield Health British Transplant Games 2015 in her home region.

Kaylee, who hails from Houghton-le-Spring and represented Great Britain in the World Transplant Games 2013 was also joined by other […]