Transplant - British Liver Trust

Craig’s story: “It’s hard to compare the recovery process when you live alone to having a partner there for you”

Craig

Craig had a liver transplant after being diagnosed with alcohol-related liver disease. He shares his thoughts about …

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Sharan’s story: “Dad’s passing has left a huge void in our family”

Sharan’s father (pictured) was diagnosed with non-alcohol related fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in 2004. Since his death, …

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John’s story: “My life before and after transplant is like night and day.”

John didn’t realise he had a liver condition until he was taken to hospital after a hypoglycaemic …

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Caera’s story: “I overdosed on Paracetamol and had a liver transplant”

Caera

Caera was at university when she had acute liver failure from paracetamol poisoning and was put into …

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Eloise’s story: “I gave up and took myself off the transplant list.”

Eloise

In early 2020, 24-year-old Eloise removed herself from the liver transplant list voluntarily, having given up hope …

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Patricia’s story: “I was very fortunate to have been found a liver from a living donor”

It feels quite poignant to have received such a precious gift from one so young. “In January …

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Ian’s story: “My one regret is that I still have not found the words to say to his family. Thank you just doesn’t cut it.”

Ian

“Although I never realised it at the time, I guess my story starts in the autumn of …

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Geraldine’s story: My sister donated part of her liver to me

Twin sisters

I would do it all again for the chance of life and seeing my son and daughter …

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Teresa’s story: “There were no symptoms, so I didn’t take heed.”

Alcohol played a big part in Teresa’s social life for many years. She shares her story of …

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Ben’s story

  We had discussed organ donation many times over the years, particularly more recently as the Opt …

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