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Northern Organ Donation Services Team

The Northern Regional Collaborative held their first meeting in June 2011 and have held two further meetings since then.

The region is made up of 9 NHS Trusts with 17 Intensive Care Units, 3 Paediatric Intensive Care Units and 13 Emergency Departments.

Team structure

Regional Clinical Lead - Dr Angus Vincent

Regional Manager - Sue Duncalf

Team Manager - Lynn Robson - Jacqueline Newby

Specialist Nurses - 13 in total

Practice Development Specialist - Susan Lee

Administration Team
Kelly Crawford - Office manager
Megan Cordingley - Office administrator
Alexandra McMurdo - Office administrator

Contact Number - 0191 202 6621

Pager Number - 07659 146757



The reports on this page provide a summary of data relating to potential and actual organ donors as recorded by NHS Blood and Transplant via the Potential Donor Audit (PDA), the accompanying Referral Record and the UK Transplant Registry.

The reports cover the time period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 and data from 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 are also provided in certain sections for comparison purposes.


Executive summaries for each Trust:


As part of the PDA, patients aged over 80 years of age and those who did not die on a critical care unit or an emergency department are not audited nationally and are therefore excluded from the majority of this report. In addition, some information from this time period may be outstanding due to late reporting and difficulties obtaining patient notes. Donations not captured by the PDA will still be included in the data supplied from the accompanying Referral Record or from the UK Transplant Registry, as appropriate.

Some percentages in these reports were calculated using small numbers and should therefore be interpreted with caution.

The table containing Gold/Silver/Bronze/Amber/Red shading provides a comparison with UK targets. The targets specific to each of the nine key metrics are displayed on and above the funnel plots throughout Section 3 of the Northern Team Detailed Full Report. Definitions and data, table and figure descriptions can also be found in the detailed full report.

Please refer to the contact details above if you have any queries or requests for further information.