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General News

Family Fun Day 15th July 2018

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association invite kidney patients and their friends and family to a family fun day (including a FREE BBQ) on Sunday 15th July, commencing at 1pm. The event will be held at King’s College Sports Ground, Brockley Rise/Stillness Road, London SE23 1NW. Buses P4,122,185 run near

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AGM

The GSTTKPA annual general meeting

The annual general meeting of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association took place on Saturday 19th November at Guy’s Hospital. This year the theme was ‘living with kidney donation’. We were pleased to welcome two guest speakers: Dela Idowu and Robert Wiggins. Dela is a GSTTKPA committee member and Director

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Ride London

Ride London fund raising event

Once again the KPA had three supporters taking part in the Ride London-Surrey 100 on the 31st July.   This popular cycling event followed a 100 mile route on closed roads through London into Surrey’s stunning countryside before finishing on The Mall . It was a beautiful day for cycling and apparently Box Hill

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Henry & George at the BBQ

KPA Family Fun Day 2016

The KPA’s second Familiy Fun Day was a huge succcess with patients and their families enjoying an afternoon in the sunshine. The BBQ was expertly managed by George Brown and the cake stall by Dela Idowu, both proved extremely popular. John Ogilvie and family managed the tennis tournament while Nick

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World Kindney Day

World Kidney Day Event

The GSTT KPA embraced this year’s World Kidney Day with a collaborative event alongside the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Charity, Diabetes UK,  Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medicinema and others. The PKD Charity were pleased to announce details of its new Telephone Befriending Service. Members of the KPA Committee manned an information stand in order

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Charity racing partnership update

Charity racing partnership update

Over £10,000 has been raised so far for the charity from the racing partnership initiative and hopefully there will be more to come! One of the the two charity racehourses, Allez Encore unfortunately suffered a slight injury back in December which meant that she wouldn’t be able to run for the rest of this

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London Marathon

London Marathon success for the KPA runners!

The charity would all like to express our thanks to each of the seven runners who competed in the Virgin Money London Marathon last weekend. The combined fundraising total is in excess of £11,000. We were especially delighted to have ‘the services’ of John Cook in this year’s Marathon. John is the

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National Transplant Week 2015

National Transplant Week 2015

Once again Guy’s and St Thomas’ KPA committee members were out and about to promote organ donation during National Transplant Week, 7th – 13th September. KPA Chair, Sonia Moorhouse, is pictured with Nick Palmer in the main entrance to Guy’s hospital where they hosted a stand giving out information to

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Transplant games 2015

British Transplant Games success for The Evelina “VIPs”

Thanks to generous funding from the KPA, a group of 30 children attended the British Transplant Games held in Gateshead last month. All of the young people have had kidney transplants at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Evelina London Children’s Hospital. They successfully competed in a range of sports and came

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KPA Ride London Cyclists

Success for the KPA Ride London Cyclists

The GSTTKPA had four riders in the Prudential Ride London – Surrey 100 on Sunday 2nd August. This popular cycling event started from The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park then followed a 100 mile route on closed roads through the capital and into Surrey’s stunning countryside before finishing on The Mall

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