Thursday 24 January 2019
Record number of kidney transplants performed at Leeds Teaching Hospitals
A record number of kidney transplants were carried out at Leeds Teaching Hospitals in 2018. A total of 215 kidney transplants were performed during the year, which is more than has ever been done in a single year in Leeds in the past, making this a significant milestone for one of the largest solid organ transplant centres in the UK.
Friday 11 January 2019
1,500 Leeds students gather to celebrate hero Hoshi
School backs Be A Hero campaign after the Year 7 pupil donated five organs
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the tragic loss of 12-year old Hoshi Naylor, a student from...
Thursday 30 August 2018
Emergency Services join forces to celebrate the gift of organ donation
Yorkshire’s emergency services have come together to celebrate the incredible human body, in aid of Organ Donation Week next week (3 – 9th September).
In support of Yorkshire’s organ donation campaign,...
Wednesday 1 August 2018
Leeds transplant athletes to compete in the Westfield Health British Transplant Games
Leeds Teaching Hospital’s Adult and Children’s Transplant Games Teams are heading to Birmingham to compete in this year’s Westfield Health British Transplant Games ahead of this evening’s Opening Ceremony.
Thursday 21 June 2018
Join the Organ Donation Conversation!
Yorkshire’s Be A Hero campaign has thanked the 50,000 people in Yorkshire who signed up to the organ donor register in response to the get ‘Yorkshire to 50k’ campaign.
Friday 8 September 2017
Hundreds of volunteers cycle through the night to inspire new organ donors in the region
Marking the start of Organ Donation Week, two hundred generous Yorkshire residents came together on Monday 4th September to voluntarily cycle for 24 hours straight to ‘keep Yorkshire’s heart beating’...
Thursday 7 September 2017
Emergency Department support Be A Hero campaign
As part of NHS Organ Donation Week, our fantastic team in the St James’s Emergency Department have been doing a great job of raising awareness!
The team had a mascot teddy,...
Sunday 3 September 2017
Freddie and Louie support Organ Donation Week
Here is a great video for Organ Donation Week, featuring little Freddie McDonald and his brother Louie.
Four year old Freddie has been cared for by our teams since he was...
Friday 18 August 2017
Leeds United star shares his support for the Be A Hero campaign
Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson recently visited Leeds Children’s Hospital and shared his support for the Be A Hero campaign.
As part of his visit Pontus met young patients who had...