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Our Chairwomans visit to the Royal Brompton

Janka’s visit to the Royal Brompton In the last issue of the newsletter I mentioned a plan to visit to the Royal Brompton Hospital – to forge closer ties to a hospital that is very dear (and close!) to us. A lot of patients transfer from the RBH to HH after their transplant and while […]


UPDATE: Rat Race Dirty Weekend, Saturday 6th May 2017 at Burghley House

Team RECYCLED PARTS smashed it at the world’s biggest obstacle course race! Double-lung transplant recipients Douglas Forbes and Janka Penther and their partners Mary Stuart-Forbes and Rob Hartwell as well as friend Tim Goodfellow braved the 20 miles and 200 obstacles at the Rat Race Dirty Weekend on Saturday 6th May. Conditions were less than […]

Tough Mudder

Tough Mudder Club Fundraiser – Sunday May 7th

Club Fundraiser – Sunday May 7th     Club member Alex Walker is raising funds for the club by competing in the Tough Mudder event being organised by TESCO, which is also raising funds for the BHF.

Mick - master photo re BHF

BHF HeartHeroes: Vote for Mick Foster

The BHF annual Heart Hero Awards Voting is now open  –  –  –  –  –  –  –  until 15th April BHF Link for voting Mick Foster has been nominated for the Inspiration Award From running marathons, being a Guinee pig to test a new generation of medication, to expeditions; Mick has done a lot to […]

Rat Race weekend 2107

Rat Race Dirty Weekend Club Fundraiser – Saturday May 6th

Do you: want to get fitter but lack motivation? love a good challenge? enjoy getting muddy with friends for charity? Then join the RECYCLED PARTS – a team of transplant recipients and family & friends are taking on the: FULL MUCKER (20 miles/200 obstacles) at the RAT RACE DIRTY WEEKEND The world’s biggest obstacle course race! […]


Comedy Gala on Sunday 26th February 2017

  Tickets, including some priced at £51 (£56 inc booking fee) are available for the for the Adelphi theatre comedy Gala Proceeds from ticket sales go to Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospitals’ One gene, all the difference appeal, helping families affected by life -threatening genetic disease.          


Henry’s Gala Ball – Friday 3rd March 2017

SMITH FAMILY CHARITY BALL Henry’s 26th Anniversary of Heart & kidney Transplant Friday 3rd March 2017 8.00pm to 1.30am FRESHWATER HOLIDAY CENTRE,  Burton Bradstock, Bridport,   DT6 4PT       Music by THE GEN GAP & TRICHFORD     TWO COURSE SUPPER AT 8.30pm Tickets £27.50  Available from Henry (01308)  868313 Proceeds to Harefield Hospital,  Dorset & Somerset Air […]


Cheque Presentation Dr Barbir – 20.12.16

Thanks to all our busy fundraisers, sponsors and  donors we were able to present a cheque of £2,000 to Dr Barbir at Harefield Hospital. It was an honour to meet the clinical lead on detection of genetic familial hypercholesterolaemia who was absolutely over the moon about the generous donation. Chair of the Harefield Transplant Club, […]


2017 GB Games 27th – 30th July 2017

The GB Games are in North Lanarkshire, near Glasgow 27th– 30th July 2017 For more information please contact Janka Penther  janka.penther@hotmail.com  

21st World Transplant Games, Málaga, Spain June 25 – July 2nd 2017

–News entry (post)–    Start Date 25th June 2017     End Date 2nd July 2017 Information                        http://wtgmalaga2017.com/en From June 25th until July 2nd 2017 Two-hundred athletes will be competing for Team GB at the World Transplant Games this year. We are very proud to announce that three of our members are in the final squad going […]