Former Newcastle player receives liver transplant and thanks staff

Kieron Dyer, a former Newcastle United player, has got a life-changing liver transplant and thanked the NHS for the care he received.

Dyer has been diagnosed with liver illness.
A life-changing transplant is performed.
Thank you NHS for your assistance throughout the process.

WHAT OCCURED? The 44-year-old former England international was recently diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis, an incurable liver condition, and has subsequently received a life-changing liver transplant at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge

“Simply saying ‘thank you’ to the hospital workers feels insufficient. They have been outstanding. I was blown away by the quality of care I received, whether from nurses, porters, doctors, or c


“Throughout, I could not have been in better hands, and my gratitude is beyond words.” They are people I will never forget.”

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Dyer disclosed in 2021 that he needed a liver transplant after being diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangitis in 2019. Primary sclerosing cholangitis is an uncommon disorder that destroys the bile ducts of the liver.

At the time of the discovery, the 33-time England international was working as the U23 coach at his former club Ipswich Town, with the player issuing the following statement: “Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with a liver condition a couple of years ago, which would lead to me one day needing a transplant.”

“Test results will confirm when I need to go through this procedure over the next week.” “I consider myself to be a very optimistic person who will overcome this minor setback.”

WHAT COMES NEXT FOR DYER? Dyer is currently a first team coach at National League side Chesterfield, where he has continued to contribute even while in the hospital.

Dyer will now focus on recovering from his procedure in order to return to his coaching and punditry jobs.

WHAT THEY SAID: “A fortnight ago, I received the life-changing news that I would be the recipient of a new liver and would be undergoing a transplant shortly.” “I was released from the hospital this morning,” Dyer added..



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