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


Feb 18

Transplant TV

Transplant TV is an online channel, for medical professionals, patients and carers, that shares scientific and medical information and stories about organ transplantation. Transplant TV turns the conventional top-down approach of...
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Oct 17

The European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships

The European Heart and Lung Transplant Championships will be held in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy, 11-16 June 2018. Visit www.lignano2018-ehltc.org for more information about the championships. Download the 2018 European Championships...
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Latest Sports News


Jan 18

British Transplant Games 2017

2017’s Transplant Games took place in North Lanarkshire Scotland We had a team of 47 Competitors and 65 supporters representing the Freeman Hospital. Nine of those were newly transplanted patients and...
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Dec 16

New Sport Team Manager

Hello Everyone I have now taken over as The Freeman Sports Team Manager and Louise Mclellan will be Assistant Team Manager. We are a team of all ages and abilities...
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Upcoming Events


May 18

Paul Savage Music Marathon

The Masonic Hall, Runcorn, Cheshire, Saturday 26 May 2018 The event will be held in memory of Paul Savage who was a fantastic guitar player and much loved in his local...
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