Acute Kidney Injury Toolkit for GP’s and healthcare professionals

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) recently launched an Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Toolkit for GPs and healthcare professionals. The toolkit was developed in partnership with Think Kidneys; NIHR CLAHRC Greater Manchester; Kent, Surrey, Sussex Academic Health Science Network (KSS AHSN); and North East and North Cumbria Academic Health Science Network (AHSN NENC). NHS Education for Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the NIHR Greater Manchester…

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RCGP launch Acute Kidney Injury Toolkit for GPs

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has launched an Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Toolkit for GPs and healthcare professionals. The toolkit, created in partnership, aims to improve the recognition, response and management of AKI in primary care. AKI is a major barometer of patient safety across the UK, with NHS England specifying it as a priority to delivering the vision of the Five Year Forward…

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Reporting the rate of Acute Kidney Injury within England

We are delighted to publish the first national report on measuring the rate of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) within England, produced by the UK Renal Registry and Think Kidney’s AKI programme. It is estimated that one in five people admitted to hospital each year as an emergency has AKI representing a significant cause of mortality and morbidity.  This report provides a real opportunity for the renal…

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PatientView mobile app now available to download

We are delighted to announce the launch of the PatientView mobile application on the Apple and Google App Stores. This app provides a quick and convenient way for renal patients to access their own healthcare records from a smartphone or tablet. The initial version includes the most commonly-used features of the PatientView website, and will be followed by regular feature updates and upgrades as the app…

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