Almost six months after a rare face and hands transplant, Joe DiMeo is relearning how to smile, blink, pinch and squeeze.
The temporary halt in kidney transplant operations taking place will result in missed opportunities as organs are “wasted”, said a man waiting on the transplant list.
A charity which helps families with a seriously ill child in hospital has launched its Christmas appeal after being thanked by a mother whose son has undergone two heart transplants.
A woman has told a “life-changing” transplant has meant she is now free from diabetes – a condition she suffered from since she was a child.
A woman has said she feels like “the luckiest person alive” following a double lung transplant.
Speaking to loved ones about your wishes for organ donation after death is one of the most important things you can do to help save lives, say health staff.
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.
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.
Elaine Baxter from Dyce went from being healthy to being put in an induced coma and going through a liver transplant within the space of a few weeks.
Just five years ago Gillian Weir struggled to carry out everyday tasks – but a double lung transplant has transformed her life.
A specialist nurse in organ donation has encouraged people to discuss their wishes after death with their families – to make sure they are fulfilled.
Organ Donation Week aims to increase the number of people signed up to the donor register.
Alana Russell arrived in the world weighing just 2lb 8oz, little more than a bag of sugar.
A hospital has become the first in the UK to bring state-of-the-art liver transplant technology into routine practice.
A team of surgeons in the US has performed the world’s first full penis and scrotum transplant.
A North-east is set to overcome her hatred of gravy in honour of a charity close to her heart.
Scientists have grown sheep embryos containing human cells for the first time, almost a year after announcing the creation of a human-pig hybrid.
Selena Gomez has said her kidneys were “done” when she had the transplant operation that saved her life.
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.
A dad whose life was saved when he was given a new heart has called for organ donation to be made compulsory.
Medics in the North-east have trebled the number of organ donors in the past four years, making Aberdeen the biggest donating hospital in Scotland .
A YOUNG woman whose dad donated a kidney to her has made a plea for more donors after her own transplant failed.