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Woman becomes first to have ALL her major organs transplanted… then qualifies as a doctor

Doctor Courage: Patient who endured heart, liver, kidney and lung transplants qualifies as a medic

Daily Mail Reporter

She could easily be forgiven for never wanting to see the inside of a hospital again.

In a young life blighted by serious illnesses, Allison John has
unwillingly made medical history by becoming the first person in
Britain to have all her major organs transplanted.

She received a new liver, kidney, heart and lungs in a series of
difficult operations spanning 12 years to tackle the major health
problems that at one stage left her just three days from death.

Allison John, 32, who had four organ transplants, is keen to use her experiences as a patient in her role as a newly qualified doctor

Allison John, 32,

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