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#Transplants

# transplants - Monday 30 December, 2019

Record number of lung transplants carried out in Ireland this year, new figures show
# HSE
# HSE

Record number of lung transplants carried out in Ireland this year, new figures show

Dec 30th 2019, 2:30 PM 9,797 Views 1 Comment

Simon Harris said he hopes more people will donate organs through he Human Tissue Bill.

# transplants - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years
# Transplants
# Transplants

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Jun 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 17,053 Views 57 Comments

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

# transplants - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night
# Transplants
# Transplants

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

Nov 13th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,881 Views 50 Comments

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# transplants - Monday 28 August, 2017

Harris wants to bring in opt-out organ donation system next year
# Transplants
# Transplants

Harris wants to bring in opt-out organ donation system next year

Aug 28th 2017, 4:04 PM 14,326 Views 59 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris today launched a six-week public consultation on an opt-out organ donation scheme.

# transplants - Monday 8 May, 2017

'You can’t take your organs with you': Harris to bring in opt-out system next year
# Transplants
# Transplants

'You can’t take your organs with you': Harris to bring in opt-out system next year

May 8th 2017, 2:12 PM 28,018 Views 100 Comments

“Donating your organs is the most selfless act that anybody can actually do.”

# transplants - Saturday 15 August, 2015

This guy wants to broadcast online from the ear he's been growing on his arm
# Ah Ear Leave It Out
# Ah Ear Leave It Out

This guy wants to broadcast online from the ear he's been growing on his arm

Aug 15th 2015, 5:00 PM 14,924 Views 37 Comments

Yes, you read every word of that correctly.

# transplants - Saturday 11 April, 2015

This one family has undergone seven kidney transplants
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

This one family has undergone seven kidney transplants

Apr 11th 2015, 8:50 AM 10,719 Views 8 Comments

The Murphy family appeared on The Late Late Show last night to promote organ donor awareness.

# transplants - Monday 23 March, 2015

Poll: Should organ donation be opt-out?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should organ donation be opt-out?

Mar 23rd 2015, 9:08 AM 17,719 Views 99 Comments

Or should people still have to explicitly say they are willing to donate their organs?

# transplants - Monday 8 December, 2014

'Organ donor cards don't work anymore, we need a new approach'
# Irish Kidney Association
# Irish Kidney Association

'Organ donor cards don't work anymore, we need a new approach'

Dec 8th 2014, 7:15 AM 9,667 Views 59 Comments

The IKA wants a registry system to be introduced.

# transplants - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

This Sligo great-grandmother is now the longest-surviving lung transplant recipient in the world
# Breathing New Life
# Breathing New Life

This Sligo great-grandmother is now the longest-surviving lung transplant recipient in the world

Aug 12th 2014, 3:15 PM 15,692 Views 11 Comments

Vera Dwyer was given days to live in 1988.

# transplants - Monday 30 June, 2014

'Supercool' breakthrough in organ transplants could make massive difference, says scientists
# Transplants
# Transplants

'Supercool' breakthrough in organ transplants could make massive difference, says scientists

Jun 30th 2014, 6:21 PM 9,436 Views 5 Comments

The technique of keeping organs super cold has been found to keep livers alive for three times longer.

# transplants - Thursday 29 May, 2014

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year

May 29th 2014, 9:37 AM 4,797 Views 22 Comments

However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.

# transplants - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Lung transplant patients who had to go to the UK can now stay in Ireland
# Back Home
# Back Home

Lung transplant patients who had to go to the UK can now stay in Ireland

Feb 1st 2014, 8:45 AM 8,429 Views 14 Comments

More than 100 Irish patients had received transplants at a Newcastle Hospital but patients will now be able to get the procedures in Ireland.

# transplants - Monday 13 January, 2014

Nine women in Sweden receive transplanted wombs donated from relatives
# Womb Transplant
# Womb Transplant

Nine women in Sweden receive transplanted wombs donated from relatives

Jan 13th 2014, 5:49 PM 10,942 Views 7 Comments

Some experts have raised concerns about whether it’s ethical to use live donors for an experimental procedure that doesn’t save lives.

# transplants - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers

Jan 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 6,173 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many people in the world are obese?

# transplants - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

2013 a 'record year' for organ transplants in Ireland
# Organ Donation
# Organ Donation

2013 a 'record year' for organ transplants in Ireland

Dec 31st 2013, 4:17 PM 6,768 Views 17 Comments

In total, 293 transplants were carried out in 2013, beating 2011’s record of 275.

# transplants - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO
# Transplants
# Transplants

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO

Nov 16th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,571 Views 56 Comments

The head of the Irish Kidney Assocation says James Reilly “hasn’t been good enough” on organ donation.

# transplants - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday
# 5 At 5
# 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Aug 20th 2013, 4:55 PM 5,789 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# transplants - Friday 9 August, 2013

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation
# Seanad Recall
# Seanad Recall

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation

Aug 9th 2013, 11:51 AM 3,652 Views 13 Comments

Minister for Health James Reilly had best not book any holidays…

# transplants - Monday 25 March, 2013

Irish Kidney Association calls for increased infrastructure for organ donation
# Organ Donors
# Organ Donors

Irish Kidney Association calls for increased infrastructure for organ donation

Mar 25th 2013, 6:59 PM 4,268 Views 37 Comments

The IKA said the proposed name change for the consent form will not necessarily increase our currant rate of donation.

# transplants - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms
# Germany
# Germany

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:39 PM 10,570 Views 9 Comments

Two senior doctors have been suspended from the Leipzig University Clinic’s organ transplant centre as part of an investigation into alleged manipulation of the waiting list.

# transplants - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Facebook asks members to add organ donor status to timeline
# Social Network
# Social Network

Facebook asks members to add organ donor status to timeline

May 1st 2012, 3:00 PM 3,940 Views 43 Comments

The social network says “simply telling people that you’re an organ donor” can help increase the number of people who sign up to donate.

# transplants - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants
# Health
# Health

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

Aug 29th 2011, 3:46 PM 518 Views 7 Comments

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.