The Freeman Heart & Lung Transplant Association (FHLTA)

The FHLTA is a voluntary organisation consisting of heart and or lung transplant recipients, families and their supporters. We hope you find our website informative and helpful.

The Freeman Hospital is located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England.

Aims and Objectives of the FHLTA

  • To relieve Heart & Lung transplant patients of the Freeman Hospital, who are sick and convalescing or in need of assistance, advice or facilities for recreation in order to improve their conditions of life and generally support the charitable work of the said hospital.
  • To advance the education of the public in the needs of transplantation and to mobilise, encourage, foster and maintain the interest and support of the public.
  • To give and exchange information and advice to promote education in all matters relating to transplantation.
  • To provide or assist in the provision of amenities in the Freeman Hospital including equipment, which may be needed for the benefit of Heart and Lung transplant patient

Latest News


Mar 18

Jeremy Hunt Facebook Live discussion on organ donation

1pm, Monday 5 March 2018 The Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, will be live on Facebook alongside Royal Free transplant surgeon Bimbo Fernando at 1pm, Monday 5 March...
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Feb 18

Joan Whitney, Rest In Peace

As you are aware our dear friend and fellow member of the FHLTA, Joan Whitney passed away surrounded by family on the 16th January. Joan has always been an active...
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Latest Sports News


Feb 18

Great North Run places

Unfortunately, Adele, our Sports Manager, is in hospital at the moment. Anyone who has been in contact with Adele may not have received a reply. There is a list of Great North Run...
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Jan 18

Great North Run 2018

We now have places for the Great North Run on Sunday the 9th September 2018 If you would be interested in running and raising funds for the Freeman Heart and...
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Upcoming Events


Apr 18

TS Football Tournament 2018

TS Football Tournament 2018 - 6 a side Sunday April 15th, 9am - first kick-off @ 10.30am Oxford City Football Stadium, Marsh Lane, Oxford OX3 0NQ This is the first Transplant...
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Apr 18

TS Five Nations Golf Tournament 2018

This year's TS Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, April 16, 2018, at Sandwell Park Golf Club, Birmingham Rd, West Bromwich B71 4JJ The TS 5 Nations Golf Tournament is open...
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