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Rapid City Birth Tissue Donation Program Launched | Local

Support local journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} Birth tissues are collected after a baby is born by a planned cesarean section and pose no risk to the mother or baby. Rapid City Hospital performs approximately 20 planned…

Rapid City Birth Tissue Donation Program Launched | New

Jeff Easton Journal staff Childbirth can now be an event that helps others heal. Monument Health and Dakota Lions Sight and Health have set up a birth tissue donation program at Monument Health Rapid City Hospital. Dakota Lions Sight and…

Talk about the call for organ donation to save more lives

Residents of Redditch are invited to speak to their families about organ donation. The latest figures show that more than 7,000 people – including 200 children – are in need of organ transplants across the UK. Among them are 46…

Leave your family certain during organ donation week

DURING organ donation week last week, the NHS Blood and Transplant and the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust called on people to talk to their families about organ donation and let them be certain of their decision. Around 818,000 people…

The ‘dead donor rule’ sets guidelines or organ harvesting

A friend of mine, a doctor, gave me a brief document. “You are doing transplant surgery,” she said. “You must read this.” The document is a “statement of concern” issued by the American College of Physicians (ACP). It describes a…

Starmer’s ‘horrible toe’ pro-union blood donor analogy sparks backlash

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Keir Starmer speaking at the Labor Party Conference Keir Starmer sparked a furious reaction by making a “horrible” analogy with a blood donor when he advocates for the union. Speaking in Brighton, the Labor chief at…

“I am very, very lucky – organ donation has given me my future back”

Mairead Kelly considers herself “very, very lucky” to have received a liver transplant four years ago. Photo by Hugh Russell WHEN Mairead Kelly regained consciousness after her liver transplant, one of the first things she noticed was that the endless…

Organ donation: would you donate a body part? | New times

The topic of organ donation is not something we talk about every day, or something that comes up randomly in a conversation. And, studies have shown that in many developing countries the rate of organ donation is very low, which…

Daviess County woman encourages organ donation after life-saving transplant

Sep 25 — Organ donation helped save Daviess County resident Krista Hall after 14 years of battling an autoimmune disease, and now she wants her story to inspire others to be donors. Hall fell ill while pregnant with her daughter,…

Gloucestershire residents invited to talk about organ donation with loved ones

The NHS Blood and Transplant Service is using Organ Donation Week, September 20-26, to ask Gloucestershire residents to share their organ donation decision with their families. In Gloucestershire there are currently 79 people on the transplant waiting list. After a…