The Swiss Transplant Cohort Study (STCS) identified 13 research priorities through focus group interviews with transplant patients. The priorities were assigned to four levels, addressing 1) individual patient level priorities such as medication taking, exercise and physical fitness, or dealing with financial pressure; 2) micro level priorities covering social interactions such as trustful relationships, person-centredness;
What do we know about physical activity after solid organ transplantation? What is the patient experience with physical activity? How can one get started and hold on? The symposium will address these questions while providing accessible information and practical advice. Speakers include physical therapists as well as people with transplants who will share their experience
We would like to announce a call for nominations for two new Board members. ETAHP is the ESOT Committee representing European nurses and allied healthcare professionals who wish to promote evidence-based transplant care in order to improve health and well-being of organ transplant candidates and recipients. ETAHP includes patients in our activities, to give them
ESOT is delighted to support the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, which has been extended into 2021, by showcasing the #TransplantNursing community. We will be featuring insight from leading experts in the field from Monday-Friday this week, so keep an eye on our social channels!
The abstract submission deadline for #ESOTcongress has been EXTENDED until Thursday 25th February at 23:59 CET.
Transplant patients are exceptionally vulnerable to all infections, especially COVID-19, due to immunosuppression and other co-morbidities. There is a clear need for these patients to receive the best available protection against COVID-19 and we strongly believe that they should be considered as a priority group for vaccination across Europe. Furthermore, our patients and the broader
ESOT is seeking a publisher for its flagship scientific journal, Transplant International, to discuss the transition to an open access journal.
We are pleased to announce that our TLJ 2.0 report has been published and is available to read now. Providing a comprehensive summary of TLJ 2.0, this report covers all the highlights from the event, including the key discussion points and outcomes from some of the World’s leading transplant experts. Read the TLJ20Report for the
Great to see this article for Open Access Government from Anna Forsberg, Professor of Transplant Nursing at Lund University and Chair of our ETAHP Committee, exploring the adaptation of patients after heart transplantation, as part of the build-up to #ESOTcongress 2021. full article: https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/adaptation-after-heart-transplantation-a-framework-for-the-future/101548/
EKHA Open Letter to EU Policymakers On Behalf Of The European Organ Donation and Transplantation Community “Life After Covid-19: Time to realise a Second EU Action Plan on Organ Donation and Transplantation” EKHA Open Letter on Organ Donation & Transplantation