Organ Donation

"The Call" and what it meant to me, a Dialysis Nurse

“ It was always an exciting day when a patient called to say that they would not be in for their treatment because they had received 'The Call'. ”

I used to work as a dialysis nurse, it was always an exciting day when a patient called to say that they would not be in for their treatment because they had received 'The Call'. The entire unit would celebrate their good fortune.

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