Regional Collaboratives

A Showcase of Initiatives and Activity from the Midlands

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Midlands Update December 2012
If you want to know what the Midlands is up to just click on the link above, for a short pdf talk by me.

On the 28th November the Midlands showcased its initiatives and activity at our biannual Regional Collaborative.

Just look at this agenda to show the energy of the Organ Donation Committees in the Midlands:
Welcome, Programme Outline and Update, Dr Dale Gardiner, Regional CLOD, Midlands and Susan Richards, Regional Manager
Donor Case Study Dr John Hawkins, CLOD, Stafford Hospital
Military Patients CDM Considerations for Military Potential Organ Donors Cathy Miller & Elaine Holyday, SNODs, QEHB
National Donor Recognition Plan Dr Dale Gardiner, Regional CLOD, Midlands
Using Twitter to Raise Awareness of OD Julian Hull, CLOD, HEFT
Using Donor Stories within your Hospital Trust Carol Donaldson, Donor Mum to Maximise Public Promotion Louise Hubner, SNOD, RDH
Using Recipient Stories within your Hospital Diana Higman, Liver Recipient Trust to Maximise Public Promotion Louise Hubner, SNOD, RDH and Katie Fox, SNOD, UHNS
Survey Monkey Findings
Setting up Organ Donation Web Page Jacqui Watkeys, Head of Library and Knowledge Services & Emma Perks, E-Developer, WHC Trust
Dudley Council and NHSBT Partnership Steve Walthro, DCC, RHH and Zeeshan Asghar, Partnership Development Manager, RHH and Becky Timmins, SNOD, RHH
Timely Identification and Referral of Potential Dr Paul Murphy, National CLOD Organ Donors Strategy Launch

The majority of these talks are available in the Professional Section of this website (log in required).

Wow, great stuff, and thank you for everyone who attended and presented.

The organ Donor Taskforce set a target of a 50% increase in organ donors over 5 years - finish date for the five years is the 31st March 2013. The Midlands is on track to meet this target! That is something we should all be proud of.