Cystic fibrosis woman, 28, dies six months after being given smoker’s lungs

Pat McMahon Contributor

A transplant patient who died five months after surgery was given the lungs of someone who had smoked for 30 years.

Lyndsey Scott, 28, was never told about the unhealthy lifestyle led by the donor.

Last night, her family told of their horror at learning the truth after applying to see her medical notes.

Miss Scott, a cystic fibrosis sufferer, was put on the transplant waiting list four years ago after her condition deteriorated.

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