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TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT GIVES THANKS FOR GIFT OF LIFE

Elaine Lovie has shared her story in a bid highlight how the NHS Organ Donor Register changes lives, and hopes her experience will encourage people to share their organ donation wishes with loved ones.

The 47-year old mother of two was placed on the urgent liver transplant list in the summer of 2011 after a mystery illness perforated her bowel, affected her kidneys and severely damaged her liver sending her health into rapid decline.  A suitable donor liver became available less than 48 hours after she was listed, which ultimately saved Elaine’s life.  

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