Alice Pyne

Terminally Ill Alice's Bucket List Blogger In Benefits Row

PA | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK

Terminally ill internet star Alice Pyne has been told that her mother's child benefit could be taken away unless she goes to college. Alice, 16, ca...

Organ Donation: Make the Tragedy of Death Less Wasteful

Dominic Stevenson | Posted 15.09.2011 | UK Politics
Dominic Stevenson

The average waiting time for the donation of a heart is 93 days for a child and 184 days for an adult and for a kidney, it is 277 and 1110 days respectively. Imagine what you could do with three years of good health and not spending hours of your day hooked up to a dialysis machine. Imagine how much agony families would be spared by not having to wait three months to see if their child can have a heart transplant.