Transplant Medics & Recipients visit Circle of Life Garden
Medics from Spain, France and Italy and their Irish colleagues visited the Circle of Life Garden in Salthill during last year, as did members of the Irish Heart & Lung Transplant Association.
Organ Donor Awareness Week 2016
Vivienne Traynor takes up the role of Ambassador for Organ Donor Awareness Week 2016 which runs from 2nd to 9th April.
Special Visitors to Circle of Life Garden
Over the past few months there have been many visitors to the Circle of Life Garden from all over Ireland and abroad, including some people with very personal reasons for their visits.
David Hickey performs first ever transplant in Dubai
Transplant surgeon, David Hickey, former Director of Transplantation in Beaumont Hospital, led a team of surgeons who performed the first ever organ transplant in Dubai on June 8th last.
Call for 2nd Kidney Transplanting Hospital
At the launch of the 2016 Organ Donor Awareness Week (2nd April - 9th April), the IKA called for a second kidney transplanting hospital, predicting that the 2,000 number of people on dialysis now will be 3,000 in ten year's time.
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