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# transplants - Monday 30 December, 2019

Record number of lung transplants carried out in Ireland this year, new figures show

Simon Harris said he hopes more people will donate organs through he Human Tissue Bill.

# transplants - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Nighttime air ambulance service will cost €7 million over two years

Three companies applied to provide the service in a recent tendering process.

# transplants - Monday 13 November, 2017

Irish Coast Guard and Air Corps no longer able to transport patients to UK at night

‘Priority 1′ transfers involve transporting patients by air to another country for emergency medical treatment.

# transplants - Monday 28 August, 2017

Harris wants to bring in opt-out organ donation system next year

Health Minister Simon Harris today launched a six-week public consultation on an opt-out organ donation scheme.

# transplants - Monday 8 May, 2017

'You can’t take your organs with you': Harris to bring in opt-out system next year

“Donating your organs is the most selfless act that anybody can actually do.”

# transplants - Saturday 15 August, 2015

This guy wants to broadcast online from the ear he's been growing on his arm

Yes, you read every word of that correctly.

# transplants - Saturday 11 April, 2015

This one family has undergone seven kidney transplants

The Murphy family appeared on The Late Late Show last night to promote organ donor awareness.

# transplants - Monday 23 March, 2015

Poll: Should organ donation be opt-out? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should organ donation be opt-out?

Or should people still have to explicitly say they are willing to donate their organs?

# transplants - Monday 8 December, 2014

'Organ donor cards don't work anymore, we need a new approach'

The IKA wants a registry system to be introduced.

# transplants - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

# transplants - Monday 30 June, 2014

'Supercool' breakthrough in organ transplants could make massive difference, says scientists

The technique of keeping organs super cold has been found to keep livers alive for three times longer.

# transplants - Thursday 29 May, 2014

More transplants than ever were carried out in Ireland last year

However, the HSE said there is still a need for more organ donations.

# transplants - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Lung transplant patients who had to go to the UK can now stay in Ireland

More than 100 Irish patients had received transplants at a Newcastle Hospital but patients will now be able to get the procedures in Ireland.

# transplants - Monday 13 January, 2014

Nine women in Sweden receive transplanted wombs donated from relatives

Some experts have raised concerns about whether it’s ethical to use live donors for an experimental procedure that doesn’t save lives.

# transplants - Saturday 4 January, 2014

Ariel Sharon, bankruptcy, and water meters: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people in the world are obese?

# transplants - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

2013 a 'record year' for organ transplants in Ireland

In total, 293 transplants were carried out in 2013, beating 2011’s record of 275.

# transplants - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Govt doing "bare minimum" to fix organ donation rates, says CEO

The head of the Irish Kidney Assocation says James Reilly “hasn’t been good enough” on organ donation.

# transplants - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# transplants - Friday 9 August, 2013

The Seanad is coming back on 20 August to debate transplant legislation

Minister for Health James Reilly had best not book any holidays…

# transplants - Monday 25 March, 2013

Irish Kidney Association calls for increased infrastructure for organ donation

The IKA said the proposed name change for the consent form will not necessarily increase our currant rate of donation.

# transplants - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Organ transplant scandal erupts in Germany, prompts calls for reforms

Two senior doctors have been suspended from the Leipzig University Clinic’s organ transplant centre as part of an investigation into alleged manipulation of the waiting list.

# transplants - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Facebook asks members to add organ donor status to timeline

The social network says “simply telling people that you’re an organ donor” can help increase the number of people who sign up to donate.

# transplants - Monday 29 August, 2011

Taiwan hospital uses HIV-infected organs in five transplants

A hospital in Taiwan has admitted to transplanting HIV-infected organs from one donor into five different patients.