Useful resources

Helpful links and downloads for transplant patients and medical professionals

Leaflets for patients

The journey through intensive care and the gift of organ donation

This document describes how a person suffering from a life-threatening injury in intensive care may possibly become a deceased organ donor.  Download the leaflet (PDF, 704KB)


Useful websites for transplant patients and medical professionals

British Transplantation Society
Multidisciplinary organisation for professionals working in transplantation.

Council of Europe – European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines & Healthcare (EDQM)
The EDQM/Council of Europe publishes Newsletter Transplant, which gives international figures on organ, tissue and cell donation and transplantation. 

European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
The European society for transplant professionals.

The organisation responsible for co-ordinating organ donation and allocation within many countries in Europe.

International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
Professional society dedicated to the advancement of the science and treatment of end-stage heart and lung diseases. Provides information about membership, awards and meetings.

The International Transplant Nurses Society.

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
UNOS is the private, non-profit organisation that manages the U.S. organ transplant system.

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