Archived materials related to Chronic Kidney Disease

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For the most current and relevant information, we encourage medical professionals to visit the UK Kidney Association for comprehensive resources and updates in the field. Patients and their families can find valuable, patient-centric information and support at Kidney Care UK.

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We thank you for your understanding and invite you to explore these recommended resources for up-to-date insights and guidance in kidney care and health.

The NHS campaign to improve the care of people at risk of, or with, acute kidney injury

1 in 10 people live with CKD — that’s 6 million people in England.

(NHS Choices)

This programme will help people reclaim a day to day quality of life

(Jonathon Hope, Patient Co-Chair)

A shared vision to place the person at the centre of their care.

(NHS England 5 Year Forward View)

I want to see people with CKD leading independent and fulfilling lives

(Richard Fluck, Clinician Co-Chair)

About the Programme

The Transforming Participation in Chronic Kidney Disease (TP-CKD) programme will develop a person centred approach to care. People will be supported to build their skills, knowledge and confidence to better manage and make decisions about their own health to improve their quality of life.

If you’re a patient, looking after someone, or concerned about chronic kidney disease LEARN MORE