General News

Kidney Information Films Win Award

We are please to tell our readers about a series of four short films for adults with kidney disease, which feature patients and staff from GSTT kidney unit. We are delighted to let you know that the films were ‘commended’ in the recent British Medical Association (BMA) Patient Information Awards.

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AGM

Upcoming Annual General Meeting Saturday 30th November 2019

Would you like to know about the latest research in kidney transplantation? Then come to Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association Annual General Meeting. Saturday 30th November, 10.00 am to 12.00 midday Burfoot Court Room (off the colonnade) Guy’s Hospital London SE1 9RT Come along to support your KPA, and hear from our

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Family Fun Day 9th June 2019

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association invite kidney patients and their friends and family to a family fun day (including a FREE BBQ) on Sunday 9th June, commencing at 1pm. The event will be held at King’s College Sports Ground, Brockley Rise/Stillness Road, London SE23 1NW. Buses P4,122,185 run near

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Occupational therapy

What is occupational therapy?

And what can it do for you? Occupational therapy aims to take a whole-person approach to support both mental and physical health and wellbeing. The term ‘occupation’ refers to any day-to-day activity that allows someone to live independently and have a sense of identity; this could be around self-care, work

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Video Resources

Kidney information films from Guy’s Kidney Clinic

A series of four short films has been produced for people living with kidney disease. The films, which feature patients and clinical staff from Guy’s Kidney Clinic, aim to let patients know about the different options available for managing their condition and help them make choices about their treatment that

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Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association

Report – GSTTKPA Annual General Meeting December 2018

A year of continuity and progress for GSTTKPA Guy’s & St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association (GSTTKPA) is going from strength to strength in its support for patients and their families at Guy’s kidney clinic. This was the message of GSTTKPA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held on 1st December 2018. GSTTKPA

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microscope in lab

Introducing PITHIA

New research study aims to boost transplants from older deceased donors Many potential kidney transplants are from deceased donors aged 60 years or older, but many of these kidneys are not used due to worries about how they may work. But age alone does not predict good kidney health and

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