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The Waiting List

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Designed by Alison Galer, once a transplant nurse, The Waiting List – an uplifting and calm garden – has been created for patients who are waiting for a kidney transplant. It is situated in a quiet pocket within the grounds of a busy hospital, away from the clinic setting.

The burbling rills represent the process of dialysis along with the clear flowing water that illustrates the life transplantation gives. 

The garden allows the patient  and nurse to sit and talk surrounded by beautiful planting.
 A skyward-looking sculpture by John O’Connor gives hope for the future.

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