Organ Donation: The ultimate bequest


When thinking about end of life matters, have you thought about organ and tissue donation? An organ donor can save and transform up to nine lives and a tissue donor can potentially help dozens of people.   There are currently around 7,000 people in the UK on the waiting list for a transplant. This figure

Organ Donation: A Matter of Death and Life


Bryan Sanger: “A grateful organ recipient” The impending death of a loved one is never easy. The process and stages of preparation, coping, and, inevitably, grieving becomes a rite of passage. For some, that loss is also literally a life changing experience when the person who died was a registered organ donor. The subject of

A simple guide to ‘green’ funerals


Eco-friendly or ‘green’ funerals are becoming more popular. Here’s our simple guide for anyone considering going ‘green’. They are valid for any funeral – religious or secular, and regardless of whether the deceased held strong views about the environment. State your intentions First and foremost, pre-planning is the best way to get exactly what you

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