Tagged: organ donation

First of its kind organ donation course launched for healthcare professionals

News & events | 6 Aug 2018 | Tags: medical education organ donation organ donor transplant tree of life

A new online course to educate healthcare professionals about organ donation has been co-created by Professor Hannah Cock following her experience of her son, Alfie, being an organ donor in 2016 aged nine.

Health Secretary visits St George’s ahead of presumed consent consultation

News & events | 12 Dec 2017 | Tags: consultation department of health donor health secretary Jeremy Hunt lead governor organ donation presumed consent secretary of state tree of life

Jeremy Hunt, MP and Secretary of State for Health, visited St George’s as one of the leading Trusts for organ donation in the UK ahead of the consultation announcement on presumed consent for organ donation.

Parents filled with ‘comfort and pride’ raise awareness for children’s organ donation

News & events | 29 Nov 2017 | Tags: donor organ donation transplant tree of life

Professor Hannah Cock, Consultant Neurologist at St George’s, and husband Martin Scott said that being able to donate Alfie’s organs brought them ‘great comfort and pride’.

Minister visits St George’s during Organ Donation Week

News & events | 8 Sep 2017 | Tags: donation ICU minister neuro intensive care unit organ donation tree of life

Jackie Doyle-Price MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health visited St George’s to find out more about organ donation.

Annual Tree of Life event recognises organ donors

News & events | 29 Jun 2017 | Tags: Atkinson Morley Wing event lead governor organ donation organ donor register tissue tree of life

This year’s event takes place on Saturday 1 July to thank, pay tribute to and remember the many people who have donated life-saving organs and tissues over the last year.

St George’s is the leading trust for organ donation in the UK

News & events | 13 May 2015 | Tags: donors NSH Blood and Transplant organ donation transplant tree of life trust visit

Ian Trenholm, chief executive for NHS Blood and Transplant paid St George’s a visit last month. He was here to meet our organ donation team and congratulate them on another successful year.