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Teesside University - News centre - Donor Gill to take part in transplant games

Teesside University - News centre - Donor Gill to take part in transplant games | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Donor Gill to take part in transplant games
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Kidney transplant still going strong after 40 years

Kidney transplant still going strong after 40 years | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Birmingham businessman Peter Ford is urging people to join the organ donor register – 40 years after a kidney transplant transformed his life.
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Peter Ford tells the story of his kidney transplant 40 years ago and his involvement with Transplant Sport...
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'Greatest ever’ British Transplant Games to be held in Liverpool

'Greatest ever’ British Transplant Games to be held in Liverpool | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
The games flame was lit at today's launch event, which saw hundreds of donor families and transplant patients come together
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Liverpool 2016 - here we come!  The preparations are well underway and TS Team Managers will be visiting to see the venues and plan for the Games at the end of January - see you all there!

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Nottinghamshire swimmer battles back from transplants to win gold at global competition

Nottinghamshire swimmer battles back from transplants to win gold at global competition | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Talented swimmer Emma Redgate (pictured) is hoping to emulate her hero Rebecca Adlington by going for gold at an international competition – despite a life-threatening illness and two liver...
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What a year it's been and here's a great article on Emma's preparations for this year's successful World Transplant Games.

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Woman of the Year finalist Sue Burton

Woman of the Year finalist Sue Burton | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Sue Burton is a finalist for this year's Inspirational Woman of the Year award.

In 2003, Sue's teenage son died suddenly and she donated his heart to a teenager called Marc.

Marc's mum, Linda McCay, nominated Sue for the award - after her decision saved Marc's life.

The donation wasn't something that Sue and her son Martin had talked about, because he was so young, but Sue instantly knew that it was the right thing to do. Martin had wanted to be a nurse and Sue knew that
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Transplant Sport's amazing friend and supporter, Sue Burton has been nominated as a finalist for Woman of the Year for the work she does supporting the families of organ donors.  Please vote for Sue and the Donor Family Network.

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Transplant man on track and in print to help others | Leamington Observer

Peter Frazier is hoping his book can inspire others who have, or who are, undergoing dialysis or a transplant.
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Newcastle Freeman Hospital pilots exercise programme to help transplant patients - Chronicle Live

Newcastle Freeman Hospital pilots exercise programme to help transplant patients - Chronicle Live | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Transplant patients at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital will get opportunity to take part in pilot fitness programme to help boost their health
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Birchington mum claims five medals at Transplant Games

Birchington mum claims five medals at Transplant Games | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
BIRCHINGTON mum Sandie Tiley has returned home from the World Transplant Games with three gold and two silver medals in the 100m, 200m, 400m, 5k road race and 3k race. The Games, held in Argentina,...
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Team Great Britain topped the medal table again at the World Transplant Games winning 246 medals including 122 GOLDS!
What a difference #organdonation can make! 

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Medal joy for Retford family duo after a new lease of life | Retford Times

Medal joy for Retford family duo after a new lease of life | Retford Times | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
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World Transplant Games: Newcastle and Gateshead bid to bring event to the North East

World Transplant Games: Newcastle and Gateshead bid to bring event to the North East | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Efforts are underway to secure the prestigious event in 2019, which could bring millions of pounds into the Newcastle and Gateshead economy
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Get behind our bid to bring the 2019 World Transplant Games to Britain!

 

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After life-saving op at the Royal Derby Hospital, Jo's new aim is a gold medal

After life-saving op at the Royal Derby Hospital, Jo's new aim is a gold medal | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
TEN-years ago, Jo Hopkins had a life-saving kidney transplant. Now she is aiming for honours at the World Transplant Games. The 58-year-old, who is a patient at the Royal Derby Hospital, needed a...
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Team Great Britain are getting ready to set off for the World Transplant Games in Mar del Plata, Argentina 23rd-30th August 2015

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British Transplant Games: Become a volunteer at Tyneside event

British Transplant Games: Become a volunteer at Tyneside event | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Call for volunteers as thousands prepare to flock to Newcastle and Gateshead for this summer's British Transplant Games
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Transplant Sport | Support through Sport UK

Transplant Sport | Support through Sport UK | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
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A great piece that really sums up what we're all about!
 

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A Chance at Life by Transplant Sport

"To finally be around kids who have been through the same things, I think has done her the world of good, more than she realises." Mother of Ella aged16. Ple...
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This demonstrates just what we're all about!
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Nottingham Post Heroes Awards: Charity superstar Barbara White scoops top accolade

Nottingham Post Heroes Awards: Charity superstar Barbara White scoops top accolade | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Nottingham's greatest achievers and fundraisers were celebrated at a glittering ceremony held by the Post. The Nottingham Post Heroes Awards was held on Wednesday night at the Nottingham Belfry...
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Congratulations to Transplant Sport's Emma Redgate for being awarded Nottingham Post's Bright Young Thing Award 2015 in recognition of her successes following a life saving transplant

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Renal transplant medal winner has more precious gift than gold

Renal transplant medal winner has more precious gift than gold | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
A TALENTED squash player who battled back to health after undergoing a kidney transplant has won a gold medal at the World Transplant Games in…
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Fantastic publicity and recognition for Mike and Team Great Britain & Northern Ireland!

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audioBoom / Transplant Sport Team GB

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Here's a great site to add your story of being part of Team Great Britain & Northern Ireland and how you actively promoted organ donation at this year's World Transplant Games in Argentina - we love listening to them!

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Sporting first for Halton - News

Sporting first for Halton - News | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
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Thank you Halton for including a Transplant category - we really enjoy actively promoting organ donation!

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No 'spin' needed for this story! Disability and transplant first for Halton - News

No 'spin' needed for this story! Disability and transplant first for Halton - News | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
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Britain topped medal table at World Transplant Games 2015 | The ASA

Britain topped medal table at World Transplant Games 2015 | The ASA | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
Great Britain and Northern Ireland top the medal table at World Transplant Games including 88 medals from the swimming pool.
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Team Great Britain & Northern Ireland recognised for their phenomenal achievements at the World Transplant Games!

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Chartered accountant wins six medals at World Transplant Games

Chartered accountant wins six medals at World Transplant Games | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
MULTIPLE World Transplant Games medal winner Matt Cave has dedicated his victory to the humbling generosity of organ donors.
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Kings Bromley athlete aims for world gold medal as she marks decade since kidney transplant

Kings Bromley athlete aims for world gold medal as she marks decade since kidney transplant | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
A KINGS Bromley transplant patient is marking a decade milestone by representing Great Britain on the world sporting stage. For Jo Hopkins, 2015 is a very special year – the tenth anniversary...
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The World Transplant Games saw transplant recipients come together in Mar del Plata, Argentina for a week's competition to celebrate the gift of life and remember donors.  Here's an article about Jo's journey to joining Team Great Britain & Northern Ireland.

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Success for transplant sports contest - News

Success for transplant sports contest - News | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
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This is why we hold TS events - to Actively promote Organ Donation.  Thank you to all in Warrington and Halton for supporting the TS Racquets Tournament and making it such a huge success.

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STV Glasgow late bulletin

STV Glasgow late bulletin | Transplant Sport | Scoop.it
STV Glasgow late bulletin from March 17 2015
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The British Transplant Games 2017 will be held in Lanarkshire!

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