Foreign private patients pay tens of thousands of pounds for livers donated to the NHS

Foreign private patients pay tens of thousands of pounds for livers donated to the NHSKing's College NHS Foundation Trust carried out 19 operations in 2 yearsIt is believed the trust has been paid around 1m for the operationsThe organs have been given to fee paying non EU patients There are currently 550 NHS patients awaiting a life saving transplant By Sophie Borland PUBLISHED: 11:44 GMT, 24 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:15 GMT, 25 March 2013 Scarce donor organs meant for NHS patients are being sold to wealthy foreigners for tens of thousands of pounds.

Father donates sperm to help son and daughter-in-law have children

Father donates sperm to help son and daughter-in-law have children | UPDATED: 22:10 GMT, 23 March 2012 The couple have found a clinic which will honour their unusual request (file picture) After three years of trying to conceive with his wife, a man in his early thirties, has turned to his own father to provide the sperm.

Mother Fiona Christie saved by 88 blood donors during child birth

“Miracle” mother saved by 88 donors during birth of child after losing three times the amount of blood in her body”Without blood donors my little girl would have no mummy” A woman who suffered a major haemorrhage and lost three times the amount of blood in her body during the birth of her child, said it was “a miracle” she survived. Fiona Christie, 34, from Edinburgh, needed 88 blood donations during the birth of her daughter Rosa, after she lost 15 litres of blood during an emergency Caesarean section.