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Kidney Care UK Covid-19 Question Time Webinar

COVID-19: your latest questions answered by Kidney Care UK

The 10th Kidney Care UK coronavirus webinar is now available on demand. Watch the recording or read the post-webinar summary for: The latest information about Covid vaccines in people with suppressed immune systems Safety at work advice Updates about preventive treatments. Read more: https://bit.ly/3bgeY3m  

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iPads for St Thomas’ dialysis unit

iPads for St Thomas’ dialysis unit

If you are a haemodialysis patient and you are admitted to St Thomas’, you will dialyse in the hospital’s four-bedded unit. Being admitted to hospital is depressing and stressful, especially if you are dialysing, and you definitely need some distraction. It is not possible to install televisions in St Thomas’

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Kidney Care UK Advocacy Officers

Introducing Kidney Care UK Advocacy Officers for London

These are difficult times for everyone, but people with kidney disease face particular challenges. Jonathan Bartley and Ellen Hill, Kidney Care UK’s regional Advocacy Officers, are available to support and represent you, your families, and carers. Jonathan and Ellen have been trained to help with a range of issues relating to kidney

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Virtual access to care workshops

Help improve your virtual kidney care

South Bank University is working with Guy’s and St Thomas’ on Covid-recovery projects designed to support people accessing appointments online or by telephone. Share your views and experience on your virtual kidney care at a workshop on 19th May (11.30-3.00 pm). REGISTER To register, email healthlab@lsbu.ac.uk DOWNLOAD Virtual access to

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Covid Update

Latest Covid-19 information for kidney patients

Watch the latest Kidney Care UK webinar If you missed the Kidney Care UK Question Time webinar on 7 February, you can now watch the recording and read a summary at https://bit.ly/3LxE7E6 Hear about up-to-date information about Covid vaccines and treatments, potential preventive treatments, as well as how to return

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coronavirus testing for kidney patients

Make sure you get the right treatment if you have COVID-19

Have you had a kidney transplant, or are you on equivalent immunosuppression (e.g. you have immune-mediated kidney disease? Have you received B-cell depleting-therapies or on equivalent immunosuppression (e.g. rituximab)? Are you CKD Stage 4 or 5, or on dialysis? Kidney Charities Together have produced a useful guide on what you

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Guy’s Adult Transplant Games Team

Guy’s Adult Transplant Games Team

Guy’s Adult Transplant Team are staying active until the next British Transplant Games scheduled to take place in Leeds from 28 to 31 July 2022 after the British Transplant Games had to be cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Football Team The Guy’s transplant football team

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