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Mater Hospital Seminar on Organ Donation

On September 7th, over 100 nurses from the Intensive Care Units of hospitals in the Ireland East Hospital Group, Dublin/ Midlands, the RCSI and Dublin North East Hospital Group attended an Organ Donation Education Day in the Mater Hospital.  

Read more: Mater Hospital Seminar on Organ Donation

 

Gift of Life Candle in Botanic Gardens

A replica of the Gift of Life Candle from the Circle of Life Garden in Salthill was unveiled (Wednesday, 15th June) in the Botanic Gardens in Belfast, commemorating all of those who have given the gift of life through organ donation.

Read more: Gift of Life Candle in Botanic Gardens

   

Global Organ Donor Commemorative Project

Organ donors and their families to be remembered at a a unique global commemorative event to be held on November 30th next.  The project is being initiated by Strange Boat Donor Foundation, in association with Organ Donation & Transplant Ireland, and will also highlight and promote the cause of organ donation globally.

Read more: Global Organ Donor Commemorative Project

 

Irish Organ Donation Statistics 2015

There was a small increase in organ transplants in 2015, up six from the 2014 figure of 251 but still well below the 2013 figure of 294. In 2015 there were 81 deceased donors and 33 living kidney donors.

Read more: Irish Organ Donation Statistics 2015

   

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