Toddler Beatrix Archbold is awaiting a heart transplant at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital, with the family being supported at our Scott House 'Home from Home'.
Max's family stayed with us four years ago when he was waiting eight months for a heart transplant. Since then they have inspired a huge change in the laws around organ donation in England. Read how they have been getting on since leaving Scott House
Organ Donation Week (20-26 September) is an awareness week very close to our hearts. We support hundreds of families with children waiting for a donor organ and would like to introduce you to a few.
Finlay has spent over 300 days on the urgent transplant list while waiting for a donor heart. Scott House has kept his parents by his side throughout his transplant journey
One year on since new legislation was introduced around organ donation, we take a moment to reflect on the impact we had and look towards the future
Kori has undergone two heart transplants at Freeman Hospital in his short life, throughout his treatment we have been there supporting his family so that they can be right by his side
Sisters Lucie and Isobel share something unique. Both have been listed on the urgent transplant list, and both were given the gift of life.
Joanna and Phil Perry faced the wait for a lifesaving donor heart twice, for both of their daughters
The laws around organ donation are changing for adults. As a charity we promise to continue to support families with children on the urgent transplant list
Sophie has been supported by both Scott and Crawford Houses when her son waited for a heart transplant and kidney transplant
Esme's family were supported at Rainbow House for over 11 months while she waited for a lifesaving donor heart
Flo's family have been supported at Eckersley House on different occasions over the past few years. Read the difference we've made to them
Earlier this year, Sophie donated part of her liver to her daughter Patricia. Here she shares her experience of stay at two of our 'Homes from Home'
The parents of a little girl who received the gift of life four years ago are encouraging families to talk about organ donation
For Organ Donation Week Chief Executive of The Sick Children’s Trust Jane Featherstone gives her thoughts on organ donation and the new laws that will start in Spring 2020