Sunday Times. No. 7562, 5 May 1968, The heart-swap patient gives a thumbs up / by Tony Geraghty and Alexander Mitchell.

  • Geraghty, Tony.
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About this work


SundayTimes feature on "Britain's first heart transplant" in May 1968, performed on Frederick West of Leigh-on-Sea, Essex at the National Heart Hospital, London by a team led by Donald Ross using the heart of Patrick Ryan. There is an article about 'The four months of secret rehearsals behind the transplant' and immunologist, James Mowbray on 'Can the body learn to live with a new heart?'. Page 1 also includes an article on abortion, the week after it was made legal in Great Britain.


[London] : [Times Newspapers], 1968.

Physical description

pages 1-2, 5-6, 10-11 : illustrations, portraits ; 60 cm


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