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A UK charity which aims to save and improve the lives of all those in need or receipt of organ and tissue transplants. The charity exists to improve education and awareness of organ donation and to fund projects that increase the numbers of successful transplants in the UK.
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Tor's Plea by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living “Every day is a struggle and it gets harder just to survive each day. Statistically I shouldn’t even be alive now. Everyday I face the possibility my chance at life ... Read on »
Guest blog by Oli Lewington by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today on the LLTGL blog we're delighted to have Oli Lewington's guest post on the current 4Thought.tv series on compulsory organ donation. Thanks to Oli for his views, we'd ... Read on »
Kirstie's big day. by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 21 year old Kirstie Mills is one of our incredible LLTGL Ambassadors . She is in desperate need of a double lung transplant and declining rapidly. Doctors told her last m ... Read on »
LAM Awareness Day. by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today is Worldwide LAM awareness day. LAM stands for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis, and is an extremely rare disease which only affects women, and usually shows itself i ... Read on »
Call to Action by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We have had a request for volunteers from an ESRC funded PhD researcher from Durham University. Read on for more details. Understanding family organ donation consent ... Read on »
Speakers project training session: 11th June by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We have just booked a training session for our Speakers Project , which will take place in the morning of Saturday 11th June in Richmond, Surrey. Over the years, we have ... Read on »
Emily by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I thought that I should really finish off this week's blogs myself, since my own need for a transplant was due to Cystic Fibrosis. I had a happy and healthy childhood ... Read on »
Victoria by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Victoria Tremlett is 24 years old and has end-stage Cystic Fibrosis. She has been on the waiting list for new lungs almost 4 years. Victoria (Tor) was dia ... Read on »
Cystic Fibrosis - a mother's perspective. by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This frank and emotive piece is written by Paula Elwood, who is mother to eight year-old Holly, who has CF. Above: Holly is on the left, and her little sister Ruby (who do ... Read on »
What is cystic fibrosis? by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Facts o Cystic Fibrosis is one of the UK's most common, life-threatening inherited diseases. o Cystic Fibrosis affects over 9,000 people in the UK. o Cystic Fibro ... Read on »
Cystic Fibrosis Week - 8th - 14th May by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today marks the start of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Week. CF affects mainly the lungs and the progressive nature of the disease means that people in the end stages of the disease ... Read on »
Cystic fibrosis week 8-14th May by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today marks the start of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Week . Despite the considerable burden of treatment, people with CF are determined to live their lives to the full. Your suppo ... Read on »
Robyn's Rainbows by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Recently we've been talking about fundraising, another way to donate is through our JustGiving page that we set up to collect money specifically for our Robyn's Rainbows ... Read on »
T-Shirts! by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Linking to our last blog about raising awarness, one of the easiest ways to do this is by wearing one of our Live Life Then Give Life T-shirts! Live Life Then Give Life be ... Read on »
Fundraising and Awareness by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We often get asked questions about how to raise money, create events and raise awareness, so we thought it was about time we gave you some ideas! How about participating ... Read on »
Celebrating three years as a registered charity. by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Three years ago today, LLTGL became an official registered charity. We have come so far in those three years and in some ways it seems a long time ago, in others, it seems o ... Read on »
Welcoming Kirstie as our newest ambassador! by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We are delighted to welcome the lovely Kirstie Mills as a new addition to our LLTGL Ambassadorial team. Kirstie is 21 years old and has just been told she has be ... Read on »
Kirsty's Hero by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Our Advocate and Team Glasgow member, Kirsty Geddes has had the opportunity to record the single My Hero by the Foo Fighters. 26-year-old Kirsty was diagnosed with cys ... Read on »
Clipper Round the World Race by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A while back you may remember us blogging about the Clipper around the world race asking for transplant recipients to come forward as volunteers to take part. One person ... Read on »
Lorna Legs it for Live Life Then Give Life! by Live Life Then Give Life Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lorna Little is a 38 year old Legal Secretary from Forres, Scotland. On the 13th March Lorna ran the Inverness Half Marathon , she decided to ru ... Read on »