News Archive October 2017

4 Oct 2017

Theresa May has today announced in her conservative party speech that an opt-out organ donation system will be introduced in England, instead of the current opt-in system.

Wales introduced legislation for an opt-out system for organ donation in 2015 and in July this year, the Scottish Government announced plans to follow suit with the introduction of a ‘soft opt-out’ system of organ and tissue donation in Scotland.

2 Oct 2017
Mending Mum book

When you are facing liver transplant, how do you explain it to your children? Parents of younger children tell us that this is a major challenge. Addenbrooke's Liver Transplant Association (ALTA), in conjunction with the well known children's author, Julia Rawlinson have created this beautiful little book, 'Mending Mum', to help with this sensitive situation.