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National Transplant Week

National Transplant Week 7-13 July

The KPA were in Guy’s Hospital reception during National Transplant Week to raise awareness of organ donation. We were joined by doctors from the Renal Unit at Guy’s and the Specialist Nurses for Organ Donation (SNODs) who work for NHS Blood and Transplant. Lots of people stopped to talk to

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KPA Survey

Patient Transport – Have Your Say!

Transport for All (TfA) is a registered charity who champion the cause for accessible transport in London. They have recently joined up with The National Kidney Federation (NKF) to launch a campaign to improve patient transport services. They would like to hear your stories of patient transport – good or bad.

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Walking from Capital to Coast for the KPA

Walking from Capital to Coast for the KPA

Ellie Hickman (pictured with her family) spent the May Bank Holiday Weekend walking The London to Brighton Challenge. It’s a 100km / 62 mile walk and Ellie choose to do this walk to raise funds for the KPA. Ellie completed 56km before being forced to retire due to injury – Well Done Ellie!

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LONDON MARATHON

VIRGIN LONDON MARATHON APRIL 13TH 2014

  This year the KPA had four runners in the Virgin London Marathon which took place on Sunday 13th April 2014.  Between them so far they have raised over five and half thousands pounds for the KPA. Jane Branch, Matt Varrier, Avanish Kumar and Ugo Boggi worked really hard training

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WORLD KIDNEY DAY

WORLD KIDNEY DAY

  World Kidney day (WKD) took place on 13th March 2014 and this year’s theme was “Kidney Health Matters – Help Reduce the Risk to Your Kidneys”. To celebrate, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association, in conjunction with the National Kidney Federation and the NHS Blood and Transplant team set

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Trevor Cook

Trevor Cook (1947 – 2013)

It is with great sadness that the KPA announce the death of our immediate past Chair, Trevor Cook. After a long spell in hospital Trevor passed away on Monday 18th November, on the Intensive Care Unit at St Thomas’ Hospital. The family and friends of Trevor Cook will be celebrating

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ANNUAL RAFFLE RESULTS

KPA ANNUAL RAFFLE RESULTS

The KPA’s Annual Raffle has been drawn and the lucky prize winners are below: 1st Prize – £500.00 lucky ticket number 02206 – Kamal Charan-Giles,  seen pictured  receiving her prize from Henry Kimbell, Vice Chair, of the KPA 2nd Prize –  Ipad Mini lucky ticket number 03112 – Mr John Barnes

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National Kidney Federation Annual Conference

National Kidney Federation Annual Conference

The annual patient-led conference of The National Kidney Federation (NKF)  was held at The Hinkley Island Hotel, Leicestershire, 11 – 13 October 2013. The memorable presentations included a witty and articulate speaker who advised about the many advantages of home dialysis: he emphasized the additional independence, more free time and waiting

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