National Transplant Week

New Start, UHSM staff, recipients and families did their bit last week  in promoting organ donation. They ran promotional stands in the Hospital and ventured out to Handforth Dean shopping centre.Recipient Joyce Herdson was on hand to promote her “Lost Sheep” campaign which encourages people to” loose”  toy sheep that have a label on them promoting organ donation. At the shopping centre over 50 sheep were given out and over 30 people signed the organ donation register.

A big thank you  to Handforth Dean Shopping Centre for allowing us onto the premises and to all the volunteers who helped man the stand.


For more details on organ donation please visit and for more information on the Lost Sheep visit




the Transplant unit Wythenshawe Hospital Southmoor Rd Manchester M23 9LT