Transplant hope mum welcomes donation 'opt-out' proposal


A BLACK Isle mother struck down by kidney disease has welcomed the prospect of new legislation which could improve her chances of getting a transplant.

Mairi Macleod’s busy life came to a standstill when she was diagnosed four years ago, and now has to spend up to 10 hours every night on home dialysis.

The 57-year-old, from Tore, was told her chances of receiving a new kidney on the transplant waiting list could take from five to 10 years due to her high antibody count.

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