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Video: Inquest into death of teenager from kidney infection

The parents of a healthy teenager who died after a series of failures at a West Yorkshire hospital have welcomed a coroner's ruling for improvements in the way patients are monitored throughout the NHS.

A three day inquest heard that Laura Garner's life could have been saved if staff at Bradford Royal Infirmary had intervened earlier when she was suffering a severe kidney infection.


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Deborah Bakewell, healthy and happy after the world's first 'warm' kidney transplant

Deborah, 56, from Lincoln is the first person in the world to have a kidney transplant using a new 'warming technique'.

The procedure involves warming the kidney with oxygenated blood after it has been in cold storage, which is proved to reverse the damage caused by low temperatures.