UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology


Queen Square Brain Bank Donor Scheme

If you wish to register on the Tissue Donor Scheme, please contact Lynn Haddon, Administrator, on 020 7837 8370 or l.haddon@ucl.ac.uk

Lynn and QSBB Nurse Specialist, Karen Shaw are often the first point of contact for potential donors. Karen offers information and advice on tissue donation, and support to patients, relatives and healthcare professionals. Lynn coordinates the brain donor scheme and along with Mrs Linda Parsons, laboratory manager and Mr Robert Courtney, senior technician, organises the safe receipt of donated brains.

Lynn Haddon

Linda Parsons

Mr Robert Courtney

Ms Karen Shaw
Mrs Lynn HaddonMrs Linda ParsonsMr Robert CourtneyMs Karen Shaw

The team provide an on-call service during evenings and weekends, and liaise with relatives, hospital staff, funeral directors and couriers, to ensure the careful donation of the brain with the minimum of distress to the relatives of the deceased.

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