Successful day at the Blyth Tall Ships Regatta

Another bank holiday and another busy time for the FHLTA team as they ran a donor awareness stall at the Blyth Tall Ships Regatta. They managed to sign up 634 people onto the donor register over the four days. It was very hard work but worth it. We would like to thank all of the […]

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Neil Wrightson is leaving Freeman Hospital

Neil Wrightson is leaving the Freeman Hospital at the end of the month and has written to the FHLTA with his thanks. The committee would like to share his words with you. Dear FHLTA As many of you will have heard I am leaving Freeman Hospital to pursue new opportunities, this has been a very […]

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Have your friends had the organ donation conversation?

We know that as a supporter of Transplant Sport and a member of the transplant family you know the importance of sharing your organ donation wishes with your family.  What we also know is that many others do not. That is why Transplant Sport are leading a campaign with 14 other charities called #DonationConversation.  We need your help to […]

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Team GB top the medals table in Vantaa, Finland!

Team GB have topped the medals table in the Heart & Lung Championships in Vantaa, Finland. The team took home 41 Gold, 20 Silver and 10 bronze medals bringing their total to an amazing 71 medals! Well done to everyone! It is an outstanding achievement! View the full medals table and more information about the […]

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Spring bank holiday was a busy time

While Jane (treasurer) Derek (chairman) and his wife Pat set up a stall at a summer fair in Bamburgh, Brian (vice chair) and his wife Mavis set up another stall at Beadnel a few miles south. Jane did a great job jostling between the two sites helping out and more importantly delivering bacon sandwiches. At […]

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Great Britain transplant athletes fly the Union Jack flag at the European Transplant Sport Championship in Helsinki, Finland

Over 50 inspirational transplant athletes who have overcome serious illness are in Helsinki, Finland this week to compete in the European Transplant Sport Championships. All these athletes are now living life to the full, representing Team Great Britain (GB) Nicole Mackenzie, 19 year old swimmer from Hampshire said:”I am delighted to be fit enough to […]

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Match For Life – April 30, 2016

Please can you share to promote and if possible come along to support. All welcome Canadian Simon Keith leads Transplant Sport football team in the Match for Life, A celebration of the legacy of organ donation, inspired by a Welsh heart donor April 30, 2016 Rodney Parade Newport, South Wales It is celebrity football players […]

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