LIVE DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION AND THE PLACE OF CHAPLAINCY IN THE DONOR ADVOCACY TEAM

Authors

  • Jen Lumsdaine Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
  • Anne Mulligan Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v12i2.11

Keywords:

live donor transplant, spiritual care, medical ethics, pastoral care

Abstract

These two pieces (one from a transplant co-ordinator and one from a chaplain) outline some of the ethical and pastoral issues raised in the increasing field of live donor organ transplantation. These include autonomy, ‘first do no harm’ and the support of families facing these decisions. The articles are based on the work of two members of staff in the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Author Biographies

Jen Lumsdaine, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Jen Lumsdaine is the Living Donor Transplant Co-ordinator at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Anne Mulligan, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Anne Mulligan is Chaplain to the Transplant Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

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Published

2013-04-06

How to Cite

Lumsdaine, J., & Mulligan, A. (2013). LIVE DONOR KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION AND THE PLACE OF CHAPLAINCY IN THE DONOR ADVOCACY TEAM. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 11-15. https://doi.org/10.1558/hscc.v12i2.11