The vital call that saved Heather’s life

KIRKINTILLOCH HERALD | Roy Beers
Less than six months ago Gartcosh primary teacher Heather Marshall was battling a life-limiting liver condition which was literally killing her. 

She had been diagnosed with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis in 2015, and was initially able to manage with medication - but last year things took a bad turn for the worse. 

In October she was put on the list for a iiver transplant, and during several anxious weeks - when she says she was “just existing” - she was unable to lie down because of the threat of fluid filling her lungs.

When this happened she was struggling to breathe or eat. The liver she desperately needed came just three weeks after being listed for transplant and Heather admits that she wouldn’t be here but for the decision of her donor and their family. Continue reading
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