COVID-19

NHS England has issued this new guidance for patient transport services, which gives helpful advice re patient/driver safety, removal of eligibility criteria and availability of funding and should be shared with units   The Renal Association have released therapeutic guidance on the management of patients receiving immunosuppression for autoimmune conditions. Available here Therapeutic guidance on the management of transplanted patients diagnosed with or suspected of having…

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Register now for UKKW2020

Registrations are now open for this year’s UK Kidney Week. A provisional agenda is available and as usual it is packed with motivating and interesting sessions. Early bird (discounted) tickets are available until 11th May. Find out more here: https://www.ukkw.org.uk/

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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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South West Training Day 3 event report

The QI leads from all 6 units came together for a full day of sharing and learning, whilst learning new QI tools and skills.  A report from the South West KQuIP Training Day 3 event is available to read here.

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