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London Marathon 2021 Places

Virtual 2021 London Marathon – Call for entries

Enter the Virtual 2021 London Marathon and run for GSTTKPA Secure your place in the Virtual 2021 Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 3rd October with a charity entry for Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association with a deposit of just £20 and a fundraising pledge of £250. Sunday

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Covid Vaccine

2 Covid vaccines recommended for kidney patients

People with serious kidney disease have developed severe illness from COVID-19 and the having 2 vaccines will offer protection for you and your community – The UK Kidney Association. Read the full UK Kidney Association guidance on COVID-19 vaccination in highly vulnerable people with kidney disease HERE.

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Diary of a Kidney Warrior

Diary of a Kidney Warrior

More people are listening to podcasts. Just like the radio, we can listen as we work or exercise, but we can choose the podcast topic to fit with our interests. Now you can listen to a podcast about kidney disease. Dee Moore’s Diary of a Kidney Warrior Dee Moore has stage

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Save the date. GSTTKPA Annual General Meeting

GSTTKPA Annual General Meeting Saturday 27th November 10.00-12.00 We will be meeting virtually by Zoom. Meet your Committee and listen to our speakers. More information Watch out for more information and how to join the meeting on our website, our social channels and in the next issue of Kidney Talk.  

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kidney patients safe travels

Safe travels for kidney patients

We haven’t been able travel for many months, so the easing of lockdown brings thoughts of holidays and safe travel for kidney patients. But kidney patients need to plan ahead carefully, especially as and when it’s safe for us to travel outside the UK. Dialysis away from base for visiting kidney

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caring for your hands

Caring for frequently washed hands

We’ve all got used to washing or sanitising our hands regularly for at least 20 seconds, both at home and outdoors – and now caring for our frequently washed hands is now something many of us are considering. Frequently washing & using hand gels can cause dry hands Hand washing is

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