Tag: Organ Donation

Organ Donation - the law is changing

Max and Keira’s Law | Changes To Organ Donation Register

Organ Donation Law Changes To ‘Opt-Out’ Today is a big day in the transplant world. 20th May 2020. The date that the presumed consent law comes into effect (for the UK) also known as Max and Keira’s Law. I like a good date. Not a romantic date, although one of those would be nice too, especially considering the current climate. But a date which looks good written down numerically. No

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Organ Donation - the law is changing

Changes to the Organ Donation Law | BBC Radio Oxford interview

Organ Donation Law Changes After many(!) weeks in hospital, I got to spend six days at home! Yes, six whole days! Within two days of coming off the ivs, my sinuses flared up again and as per usual started infecting my chest. At this time I was connected by BBC Radio Oxford to give to see if I would be willing to give an interview. This would be a follow

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Kat Orman

BBC Oxford Radio Interview

With less than 24 hours notice, I was up and off to speak to BBC Radio Oxford. I knew I had to be there for my interview at 10am and that I would be speaking about my experiences on the transplant list, but other than that I didn’t know what to expect!  My boyfriend gave me the tip to warm up my mouth (!) before arriving to help loosen up

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Old fashioned TV

Oh shit, I’m gonna be on TV!

 In September last year I saw a post on one of the transplant Facebook groups asking for people waiting for lung transplants to help in organ donation awareness promotion. I’ve previously been quite reserved and shy about telling my story, but I figured if I was willing to receive an organ, I better change my attitude! I gave a radio interview to Jack FM which was a momentum fail. I’m

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