‘I’m always blown away by the strength and courage of families’

Caroline Lynch is one of six organ donation co-ordinators

Caroline Lynch, organ donation coordinator:  “I’m humbled and privileged to journey with families at such an intense and dark moment in their lives.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Caroline Lynch, organ donation coordinator: “I’m humbled and privileged to journey with families at such an intense and dark moment in their lives.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Caroline Lynch has been an organ donation coordinator for about two years. The former paediatric intensive care nurse says that a lot of people ask her if she finds her job sad or depressing.

The opposite is the case. “I feel so empowered working with families who are donating the organs of their deceased relative,” she says.

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