Posts in Category: OrganDonation

Sharon champions organ donation 

For Staff Nurse Sharon Underwood encouraging families across Walsall to talk about organ donation is something that is very close to home. The mother-of-two received a kidney from her husband Colin back in 2009 which gave her “ a new lease of life” after she had suffered from kidney disease for 15 years.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, September 7, 2017 11:38:00 AM Categories: OrganDonation

Finding a fitting tribute to "Lolly" 

Relatives of a Darlaston student are working with Walsall Healthcare’s Well Wishers charity to create a fitting tribute to the "amazing, lovable and witty" teenager who died from a cardiac arrest following an asthma attack.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, April 13, 2017 6:48:00 PM Categories: Charity OrganDonation

Elaine's key role in organ donation work 

“I accept organ donation is a difficult topic but I have worked with so many families where a loved one has asked for their organs to be used to benefit others and it is my job to ensure the dying patient’s wishes are followed too.” Elaine... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Saturday, September 10, 2016 2:38:00 PM Categories: OrganDonation

Bubbly Elaine is making the most of her new lease of life 

Meeting Walsall worker Elaine Betts is an unforgettable experience. She is so bright, bubbly and witty that she soon has you in stitches and you end up chatting away as though you’ve known her for years. But when she tells you that she didn’t... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, September 9, 2016 9:50:00 AM Categories: OrganDonation

Kickstarting the organ donation conversation 

Huge thanks to Walsall Football Club today for helping us spread the word during #OrganDonationWeek Adam Chambers and James O'Connor started a conversation on this topic at the end of their training session. Adam said: "I've never really... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, September 8, 2016 4:44:00 PM Categories: OrganDonation

Organ donation on agenda at Walsall Council's Cabinet 

Walsall Council's Cabinet used the end of its meeting tonight to start a conversation about #OrganDonationWeek. Council Leader Sean Coughlan told members it was a difficult topic to discuss but an important one. "I'm on the register and am ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7:35:00 PM Categories: OrganDonation

A mother’s message to potential organ donors 

A Black Country mother is backing Organ Donation Week after undergoing two liver transplants that she says “have let me be here for my little girl.” Lucy Lovridge, who is 26, gave birth in June 2011 and was delighted with her healthy baby... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, September 7, 2016 1:36:00 PM Categories: OrganDonation

Let’s make new beginnings for Walsall patients 

Organ Donation Week 2016 is taking the theme of “Turning ends into beginnings” and Walsall’s Dr Opeyemi Babatola is urging families across all borough communities to potentially create a new lease of life for others. The week runs from 5-11... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:59:00 AM Categories: OrganDonation
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