CLDF BLOGS

The latest blogs for CLDF families and supporters

York Family Day 2019

York Family Day 2019 was a great success! Thank you to all those who attended it was wonderful to see you all there! The spectacular Alice In Wonderland Panto performance was a great hit, it was lovely to see all the families getting up and getting involved in all the fun, games and songs! CLDF […]

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Why I’m glad Scotland is talking about organ donation

As the Scottish Parliament considers a move towards an opt-out system, Kirstin Mc llvaney, who lives in South Lanarkshire shares her feelings on what the issue means to her I have been on the Organ Donor Register since first applying for my provisional driving licence aged 17. As a horse rider who drives on rural […]

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Top tips for an efficient medication routine

For families affected by childhood liver disease, medication becomes part of the daily routine for children and young people. It is not always easy getting little ones to take their medication. So, our community have shared their top tips to maintain an efficient medication routine. What do you use to help the medication go down? […]

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Top Tips for Packing a Hospital Bag

As a family affected by childhood liver disease, it is likely that at some stage you will have a hospital stay. If you haven’t experienced it before, preparing can be daunting. Our community have shared their top tips on what to remember to take with you for a stay in hospital. Home Comforts A dressing […]

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Top Tips for Facing Blood Tests

Children who are affected with childhood liver disease, are often faced with having regular blood tests. However, this can often be daunting no matter how many times they go through it. So, our community have shared their top tips. *Don’t forget that everyone is different and what works well for one child may not work […]

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University Life with a Liver Transplant: Three Years On

In 2015, I wrote a blog about my experience of being at university with a liver condition. However, when I wrote that blog, I was only coming to the end of my first year. But, I have now just graduated, and I believe that my third year at university has equipped me with much more […]

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