20,000 thanks as donor campaign boosted

Oxford Mail: Allen Newey and his wife Sandra

11:16am Friday 5th February 2010

ABOUT 20,000 Oxfordshire people have vowed to give the Gift of Life by becoming an organ donor since an Oxford Mail campaign launched two years ago.

DONOR: Survivor Allen wants more donors to sign up

Oxford Mail: Allen Newey and his wife Sandra

11:22am Friday 5th February 2010

FATHER-of-two Allen Newey is the longest surviving kidney transplantee in Europe.

DONOR: Oli grateful to be here

Oxford Mail: Oli Leach

11:19am Friday 5th February 2010

JUST weeks before Christmas, Oli Leach was told without a heart transplant, he had only six months to live.

Kidney op pair back at home

Oxford Mail: Chris and Tracy Barrett are looking after each other

5:40pm Sunday 22nd February 2009

A husband who donated one of his kidneys to his wife on the eve of Valentine’s Day has said they are both recovering well.

Widow keeps up kidney campaign

Oxford Mail: June Keep

2:53pm Monday 18th August 2008

June Keep is on a mission and the 75-year-old great-grandmother will not rest until her goal is met.

Transplant daughter has her baby

Oxford Mail:

7:01pm Monday 28th July 2008

After years of illness and infertility, Claire Davies poses proudly with the child the doctors said she would never have - and her mum who made it possible.

Teen's plea for transplant

Oxford Mail: Jamie Remedios

6:40am Friday 30th May 2008

Jamie Remedios is appealing for Oxford Mail readers to sign the Organ Donor Register - and maybe end his wait for a phone call that will change his life.

Suzi makes up for lost time

Oxford Mail:

6:37am Wednesday 21st May 2008

Chocolate, fruit and coffee are all back on the menu for Suzi Macfarlane just two weeks after receiving one of her husband's kidneys.

Kidney swap couple doing well

Oxford Mail: John and Suzi Macfarlane

6:45pm Tuesday 13th May 2008

Transplant couple John and Suzi Macfarlane are recovering well after their odds-beating kidney swap.

Husband donates kidney to his wife

Oxford Mail: John and Suzi Macfarlane

6:30am Friday 9th May 2008

Mother-of-three Suzi Macfarlane awoke today looking forward to a bright future after her husband gave her the ultimate gift of life.

Carry on nursing

Oxford Mail:

4:07pm Sunday 20th April 2008

Full of vitality and committed to improving the health of her patients, there is little indication nurse Violet Fazal-Sanderson, 47, has been through any kind of ill health - let alone two gruelling kidney transplants.

I paid a farmer for his kidney

Oxford Mail:  Nizarali Kanji

6:18am Thursday 10th April 2008

A solicitor from Oxford paid a stranger £7,000 for a kidney rather than facing years on the transplant waiting list.

Kidney donor found for young mum

Oxford Mail: Jasmine Parker

6:23am Wednesday 9th April 2008

Young mum Jasmine Parker is celebrating being given "the best 18th birthday present ever" after undergoing a life-changing kidney transplant.

Waiting for a second chance

Oxford Mail: Kidney patient Serala Suresh Kumar and her husband Suresh Kumar at St Clement's News, in Oxford

4:48pm Wednesday 26th March 2008

More South Asians develop kidney disease than their white neighbours — but a shortage of donors in their community means they could have to wait at least twice as long for a transplant.

A long wait to live a new life

Oxford Mail: DIFFICULT TIMES: Dialysis patient Jasmine Parker with her 19-month-old son Leo Stringer at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford

6:00am Thursday 13th March 2008

Seventeen-year-old Jasmine Parker is one of dozens of people in Oxfordshire waiting for a new kidney.

Organ donor register saved my life

Oxford Mail: Susan Kinch

4:38pm Thursday 6th March 2008

Susan Kinch was only 10 years old when her mother died from kidney failure.

'Mum gave me the greatest gift'

Oxford Mail: Claire Davies and her mother Carole

6:30am Saturday 1st March 2008

Claire Davies will be more thankful than most on Mother's Day.

Donor gave me a new life

Oxford Mail:

4:31pm Sunday 24th February 2008

Thirty years ago, Graham Sparrowhawk had just a one-in-four chance of surviving.

Give the gift of life

Oxford Mail: Lori Smith with her daughter Keira

6:11am Monday 4th February 2008

Lori Smith wakes up every day hoping she will get a new kidney.

Transplant athletes win world medals

Oxford Mail: Grant Cawte

6:23pm Friday 31st August 2007

Sportsman Grant Cawte has become badminton world champion at the World Transplant Games in Bangkok.

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