2018 National report of kidney patient experience in the UK

The national report of kidney patient experience in the UK has been published today highlighting that transport (to and from clinics for dialysis); needling (how often the renal team insert dialysis needles with as little pain as possible) and shared decision making about care remain the areas where patients still feel most improvement is needed. The Kidney Patient Reported Experience Measure (Kidney PREM) is a major initiative which aims to put kidney…

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KQuIP South West regional day – report now available

The KQuIP South West regional day summary report is now available to read online. This day was held at the Holiday Inn, Taunton on Thursday 4th October 2018 and brought together the South West renal community including medical, multi-disciplinary colleagues, commissioners and patients to consider and discuss data provided by the UK Renal Registry and NHSBT.  Colleagues from the South West were involved in developing the programme for…

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Join the KQuIP faculty

KQuIP are looking for people with an interest or expertise in improving care for people with kidney disease through facilitation, project management, quality improvement or leadership. You will become part of a network of experts that can mentor, guide and support the renal community in their work to increase the quality of care for patients and the public. Applications to the KQuIP faculty are not limited…

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Welcome to the new KQuIP co-chairs

We welcome Paul Cockwell and Sharlene Greenwood as the new co-chairs of the Kidney Quality Improvement Partnership. Paul Cockwell Paul Cockwell is a kidney doctor at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) and professor of nephrology (honorary) at the University of Birmingham. He has a long-standing track record in clinical development and quality improvement and has previously been clinical lead for renal services at QEHB and associate…

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