All Posts by Ben Rye

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Surgery focus groups – have your say

Transplant surgeons Mr Nicos Kessaris and Mr Petrut Gogalniceanu have created a questionnaire to find out patients’ views on surgeon fatigue and working hours prior to performing surgery. Focus groups of GSTTKPA members They are looking for focus groups of GSTTKPA members to assess and give feedback on the questionnaire.

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Drone delivery for blood and organs?

Transplant surgeon Mr Benedict Phillips would like to know what you think about the safety and feasibility of drone transport of blood and organs. Delivery by medical drone Mr Phillips is advising a medical drone company called Apian Ltd, started by a team of NHS doctors and the first to

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Thanks for my kidney Mum

Thanks for my kidney, Mum!

Kay Allardyce received a kidney from her Mum in 2021 at Guy’s. On her 10th kidneyversary Kay has written a book, ‘Thanks for my kidney, Mum!’, about having chronic kidney disease (CKD), receiving a transplant and then having children. She hopes that her book may offer some hope and useful

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AGM Link

GSTTKPA AGM – Agenda & Zoom Link

Our 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Saturday 26 November from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. Join by Zoom Click the button below to join the AGM by Zoom, if you are asked the Meeting ID is 820 1196 7247 and the Passcode is 086625. (Click HERE  to download Zoom.)  

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Covid-19 and CKD webinar

Kidney Care UK Covid 19 & CKD Webinar

“What is the latest on preventative treatments?” “What is the current level of risk from Covid-19 for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD)?” “What treatments are available should I contract Covid-19?” As part of the Kidney Care UK webinar series on Covid-19 there is a free Zoom webinar for kidney

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Patient Voice Event

London Kidney Network Patient Voice Event

The LKN Patient Partnership session gives patients with kidney conditions, family members and carers the chance to hear about patient involvement case studies and opportunities within the London Kidney Network as well as ask any questions that may arise. Join us, on Wednesday, 30th November, 7-8pm to hear about: What

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London Kidney Network

Introducing the London Kidney Network

The London Kidney Network (LKN) spans all London hospitals (including GSTT) and brings together experts who are all working towards the common goal of improving kidney care in London. The network is made up of people with kidney disease and their caregivers, doctors, nurses, dieticians, physios and social workers. The

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