Review of London kidney teams’ response to COVID-19, March-June 2020

The ‘Kidney Care in London – Reflections on Managing COVID-19’ virtual webinar took place on July 1st. It was a collaboration with the North London Kidney Advisory Group and the South London Renal Clinical Alliance. It was a huge success with over 180 people participating via MS Teams, reviewing the response of renal teams across London to the first surge of COVID-19 pandemic in the UK. Read the summary report here. The…

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National Kidney Patient Experience Measure 2020: Online survey goes live from 1st October 2020

The annual, national Kidney Patient Reported Experience Measure (Kidney PREM) is open to NHS kidney patients in the United Kingdom for six weeks from 1st October – 12th November. 2020 is the fourth year of the validated Kidney PREM and for the first time, it has gone fully digital. You can take part in the National Kidney Patient Experience survey from the 1st October by following the link…

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Peer Phone Buddies for Black Kidney Patients

Gift of Living Donation (GOLD) is launching Peer Phone Buddies, a new scheme during Organ Donation Week in response to Covid 19 to support black kidney patients and their loved ones who wish to know more about living kidney donation. The scheme will help AKCC, Low Clearance Nurses and Living Donor Co-ordinators to support black patients with CKD. GOLD advocates for Transplant First and early conversations…

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Progress Report for BAME Community Investment Scheme Initiative 2020

This link is to the progress report, summarising the activities carried out by the organisations that were successfully awarded a grant in Autumn 2018 through NHS Blood and Transplant’s BAME Community Investment Scheme. This scheme aims to financially enable black, Asian and minority ethnic cultural or faith-focused organisations to undertake short-term projects in their community to address concerns and questions about organ donation after death and…

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