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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Rosie marks transplant anniversary with gift

Rosie's godaughter Fiorella, transplant nurse Lisa MacDonald & Rosie Neath

Blackpool woman celebrated the first anniversary of her life-saving organ transplant by raising money to help ensure others can get the same treatment.

Rosie Neath underwent eight hours of surgery for a double lung transplant on May 7 last year at the University Hospital of South Manchester.

Since then, the 28-year-old former pupil of Collegiate School (now Aspire Academy), has been able to start living a normal life again.

She said: “I wouldn’t be here today without my donor and it is a big thing to get to the first year anniversary.

“So I wanted to mark it with something special and felt that should include raising money and awareness.

“I have been back in hospital recently due to some issues with rejection, and a chest infection, but everything is ok now. Continue reading
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