National Kidney Federation (UK) Social Distance lanyards

The National Kidney Federation (NKF) are selling highly visible lanyards so other members of the public are aware that the person wearing this is highly vulnerable and to be considerate with social distancing.  If you would like to pre-order a lanyard for £1 please visit https://www.kidney.org.uk/news/social-distancing-lanyards NFK have also been collecting COVID-19 patient’s stories around experiences on shielding and isolation during the pandemic. They have shared…

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Calling all kidney patients, carers and health care professionals!

With COVID -19 and the raised awareness of a lack of diversity in so many arenas it has never been more important than right here, right now, to involve patients in the improvement of health services. Join patients and professionals who discuss – with honesty –  their practical experiences from four leading renal quality improvement programmes. This is the first in a series of  #LearningFrom webinars based…

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COVID-19

The RA website contains many helpful documents, and these are constantly being updated. The latest updates can be seen here. The Blood and Transplant Society (BTS) have updated their document which provides information about COVID-19 for transplant professionals and links to the latest information and resources from the NHS, Government and professional societies. The RA and BTS have released the following guidance on the management of…

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Latest DAYlife project bulletin – January 2020

The January 2020 bulletin for the DAYLife programme, the KQuIP improvement programme with the overall aim of improving access to and experience of dialysis at home, is now available. Click here to read updates from the project, blogs, events and interesting articles. For more information on The DAYLife project, click here

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Report on national renal QI projects released

A Health Foundation commissioned report of recent national improvement programmes for renal, namely ASSIST-CKD (co-supported by Kidney Research UK), Tackling AKI, SHAREHD and TP-CKD (NHSE funded) has been released and can be accessed here . These programmes are major achievements and are a testimony to the hard work of healthcare professionals and patients in renal services across the UK in leading and contributing to this work….

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