40 members and friends of the Group braved Storm Doris on the evening of Thursday 23rd February for the second members’ meeting of the year. Guest speakers, l-r, Kay Duffy; Lyn Campbell September’s meeting on the theme ‘Who Cares?’
Presentation from left Donald Cairnduff, Cherril Blair and Beth Lindsay (Ballymoney Soroptomists), and Kay Duffy Beth Lindsay, President of the Ballymoney and District Soroptimists International and Cherril Blair, a longstanding member of the Soroptimists who received a liver transplant
Brenda Keenan presents the cheque to Gordon Cave, President of the group Gordon Cave recently received a cheque plus donations totalling £2,710 for the Liver Support Group from Brenda Keenan, widow of Norman, who suffered from liver disease and sadly passed
Some 55 members and friends of the RVH Liver Support Group attended a members’ meeting in the Sir Samuel Irwin Lecture Theatre on the evening of Thursday 27th October. Donald Cairnduff (chair) spoke briefly about the work of the Group since
Committee members Donald Cairnduff, Jennifer Cairnduff and Rachel Quinney-Mee attended The Children’s Liver Disease Foundation’s Conference at Chesford Grange in Warwickshire on Saturday 24th September. Once again it was a memorable day, with the insights gained from a range of
Lucia Quinney-Mee Lucia at her gala dinner in Tullyglass. Lucia Qunney-Mee suffered auto-immune hepatitis as a child and received a liver transplant in Birmingham Children’s Hospital at the age of 8. A year later, chronic rejection necessitated a second transplant.
Rachel Chambers Rachel and David on their wedding day Rachel Chambers was a perfectly normal, healthy schoolgirl until she turned yellow overnight. The liver disease that had attacked her out of nowhere floored her for a couple of months. After a
Gordon Cave Gordon and Anne Cave The chronic liver disease that Gordon Cave from Bangor had suffered since 1989 was caused by an unrecognised virus. Despite the best efforts of doctors at the RVH, his liver slowly degenerated. He was assessed
Wendy Howe Wendy (r) with fellow transplant athletes Sharon Millen and Philip Cairnduff on her return to Belfast from the 2016 British Transplant Games. On 28th December 2012 Wendy Howe spent her birthday receiving a liver and kidney transplant at Queen
GORDON KIRK Gordon and Lynn Kirk Gordon Kirk had ascites for years and due to what his wife Lynn calls the usual man thing he delayed seeing a doctor. Neither a heavy drinker nor a smoker, he never thought for
Philip Cairnduff In August 2004 Philip Cairnduff returned to Belfast from a Habitat for Humanity building project in Africa very sick and very jaundiced. 5 days later, after being transferred to Kings College Hospital in London, he suffered acute liver failure.