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George Best City Airport Supports NI Transplant

Local charity, the Northern Ireland Transplant Association, has been selected as George Best Belfast City Airport’s charity partner of the year for 2015. The recent announcement follows reports that there are currently 200 people in Northern Ireland on the organ transplant waiting list. With only 33%...

Big Noise on Northern Ireland’s Big Hill

NITA Joined BMA to create one loud and strong voice at Northern Ireland's Political home Stormont. BMA Northern Ireland debates organ donation soft opt out with Health Minister Edwin Poots. The British Medical Association in Northern Ireland today encouraged the Health Minister to adopt a system...

Claire Hogarth – An Interview

Interview with Claire Hogarth who received a Heart/Lung Transplant in April 2003 I’m 40 (celebrated my 40th in June 2013) and I’m from Belfast. I went to Our Lady of Mercy, Secondary School but left school in Lower 6th. I am the Events & Community Fundraising Manager for Friends of...

Mary Sweeney – A Mother’s Story

“Hello! Come on in!” It was smiling Mary throwing open the half door to her fisherman’s cottage ready with a big smile and a hug that made you feel she really meant it. It had been a lovely drive cradling the shore and winding through...

Erica Ferguson Shares Her Story

Prior to my liver transplant I was a busy mum and working in a thriving retail shop. Like every working mum I juggled work and family life. I was very fit and healthy. I exercised at home and enjoyed socializing. Valentine’s Day will always be a...

David Robinson Shares His Story

On All Fools Day 1971 I had my first heart attack aged 38. During the subsequent 20 years I had a total of 9 heart attacks, a stroke when I lost my speech and acute heart failure. The Medical Staff in several hospitals kept me...

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