Nina Woodburn of Grange-over-sands in Cumbria is a million to one match for her husband"s kidney transplant

'I just want to save his life' says wife who is million to one match for husband's kidney transplantTransplant will be end of two-year struggle for couple Darren Woodburn is just one of 6,500 in the North West awaiting a new kidney | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 29 March 2012 A devoted wife is giving her husband the gift of life, after she was found to be a million to one match for a kidney transplant.

Mother dies of huge blood clot after doctors refused to give her a scan "because it was the weekend"

Mother-of-three dies of huge blood clot after doctors refused to give her a scan “because it was the weekend”Scan could have saved new mother”s life, inquest toldAlison decided to go home after doctor said he was “99% sure” she didn”t have DVT A new mother died after developing a huge blood clot in her leg – which was missed by medics after they refused to scan her because it was the weekend. Alison Taylor, 29, died two weeks after giving birth to her daughter, Yvie-May, in March, after developing Deep-Vein Thrombosis in her leg. The mother-of-three was referred back to hospital by her midwife 11 days before she died, after suffering from cramps and swelling in her leg, and told doctors she feared she had a blood clot.