Kieana Cocker, 21, from Tillydrone, received a kidney from her dad Willie, after she was diagnosed with congenital nephrotic syndrome – a condition which would cause holes to form in her own organs.
According to figures held by NHS Blood and Transplant, at the beginning of August, 109,442 people living in Aberdeen City and 134,845 in Aberdeenshire were signed up to the UK Organ Donor Register – a total of 244,287. Are you on the UK Organ Donor Register?
Parents Jessica Reid and Lewis Murray, who are by his bedside in Glasgow, today told of the agonising experience of caring for their baby son and how they are trying to stay positive in spite of frequent health setbacks.
Standing at only 4ft 10in, what Coreen Thom lacks in stature she more than makes up for in courage.
It has been 21 years since Sarah Robertson underwent a kidney transplant.
A North-east is set to overcome her hatred of gravy in honour of a charity close to her heart.
A mum whose two-year-old daughter has a kidney disease that could see her requiring dialysis within a year, today told how the diagnosis has devastated her family.
Breathing traffic-polluted air may damage the kidneys, new research suggests.
A North-east woman whose kidney is in the wrong position has given birth to a “miracle baby”in what is thought to be a world first.
An Aberdeen kidney transplant patient is competing in a national competition.
An Aberdeen woman who has battled a number of illnesses has written a book in an effort to help others overcome adversity.
A North-east student has celebrated the completion of her degree against all the odds.
A YOUNG woman whose dad donated a kidney to her has made a plea for more donors after her own transplant failed.