Daniel’s story

Daniel Fletcher’s story  Daniel at home –  ready for anything on the menu  I was born with a rare condition called Classic Maple Syrup Urine Disease. This illness restricted me to low protein foods and drinks – a diet made up of fruit and vegetables. I was often sick...

Cherril’s story

DO I BELIEVE IN MIRACLES? (Cherril Blair from Ballymoney recalls the joy piecing her life back together again, following her transplant in the Spring) May I begin by expressing my gratitude to everyone in the three hospitals where I was treated – the Royal, where I...

Norman’s story

My liver problems really started thirty years ago although they did not show until this past ten years. When I was about twenty five I developed ulcerative colitis and had some treatment for it which went very well, what we did not known at the time was I should have...

Kody’s story

The story of one little boy’s battle with liver disease early in his life My name is Megan and when I was 18 years old I gave birth to a bouncing baby boy on the 12th of April 2010. My pregnancy and the birth were perfectly normal so I was discharged from hospital...

A Sister’s Story

Cara Hearst had a life-saving transplant at King’s in early 2009. Since then she has recovered well and recently qualified from Queens as a fully qualified nurse. Her younger sister Amy has been close to Cara through all her highs and lows.  Amy began an undergraduate...

A Daughter’s Story

My mum, Erica Ferguson, is a two time liver transplant recipient. She had her first transplant when I was 8 years old. At the time it was such a blur. Being so young I didn’t fully understand the ins and outs. I simply assumed that my mum needed a liver...