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KPA LOTTERY DRAW

KPA LOTTERY DRAW

I am pleased to announce the winners of the KPA lottery which was drawn on 15th October on Astley Cooper Ward 1st Prize IPAD Carleen Kerr 2nd Prize £500.00 Mr P Lynch Online Property 3rd Prize Kindle Rosemary Connell Congratulations to all the lucky prize winners. I would like to

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CYCLETTA

CYCLETTA

CYCLETTA – WOMEN ON WHEELS FOR FITNESS AND FUN Cycletta events are the UK’s best women-only bike rides. Cycletta is the UK’s leading series of women only bike rides set in stunning, family friendly host venues.  There are seven events around the country featuring spectacular routes between 40km and 80km. 

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National Transplant Week

National Transplant Week

During National Transplant week NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) are seeking to raise awareness of organ donation through a series of infographics. These focus on issues such as waiting times for organ transplants and why there is a lack of available organs.  They hope that the series will help to communicate

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CELEBRATING THE DIAMOND JUBILEE

CELEBRATING THE DIAMOND JUBILEE

  Astley Cooper dialysis unit hosted a Diamond Jubilee celebration for their patients. A full buffet lunch was served and everyone was keen to have their photograph taken as either a King or Queen.  The best King and Queen competition was judged by Julie Murray (Head of Nursing) and Andy Angwin

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EASTER AT SIDCUP DIALYSIS UNIT

CELEBRATING EASTER AT SIDCUP DIALYSIS UNIT

  Staff and patients at the Sidcup Diverum Dialysis Unit celebrated Easter with lots of easter eggs and easter cake.  The staff did a great job of decorating the unit with baloons and bunting for the celebration.  All the patients received an easter egg and lots of photos were taken

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The London Marathon 2012

The London Marathon 2012

  The KPA had six runners in this year’s London Marathon on 22nd April, between them they raised approximately £10 000 for the charity. Rachel, Carolyn, Michelle, Chris, Ciara and Zoe were this year’s KPA runners. They all have a keen interest in raising funds to support kidney patients. As

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WORKSHOP DAY

KPA WORKSHOP DAY 8TH MARCH 2012

‘I CAN DO IT’: To celebrate World Kidney Day on 8th March, the KPA commissioned a specialist company to run a workshop for kidney patients.   The workshop offered help in presentation skills, employment legal advice and each person attending received a personal CV (personal statement which may assist you when applying for a

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Christmas

Celebrating Christmas and diversity

  This year the Christmas party held at the Camberwell dialysis unit took place on the 17th December. It was a great success and a lot of effort and time went into the fabulous outfits that were worn by the staff, patients and relatives.  It was a fantastic turn out,

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Thank you to all the KPA

Thank you to all the KPA

  We, the members of the Guy’s adult transplant team who were selected for the world transplant games would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support and funding, which enabled us to compete in Sweden. All three of us feel very proud to represent the UK in

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AGM

AGM: Chair’s Report 2010-11

  Chair’s Report, 2010-11: Trevor Cook, Chair of the KPA welcomed members to the Roben’s Suite at Guy’s Hospital for the Annual General Meeting of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Kidney Patients Association on Saturday 12th November 2011. Membership Matters: As the number of patients treated by Guy’s and St

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