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28th June 2019 : Paediatric Kidney Quality Improvement Partnership Launch [ View event ]

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National Kidney Patient Experience survey – open now and throughout June 2019!

The annual, national kidney Patient Reported Experience Measure (Kidney PREM) is open to NHS kidney patients in the United Kingdom from 1st June to 30th June 2019. Designed by patients and professionals working together to find out how kidney patients feel about the services their kidney unit provides, the Kidney PREM helps renal units to understand what they are doing well and where they can do…

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“Our collective Patient Voice is strong and powerful to effect change, behaviour and ultimately improvement”

My name is Nick Palmer, I am Head of Patient Support and Advocacy for Kidney Care UK. Importantly I am a kidney patient and bring my unique insight to add to the collage that already exists. Living with kidney disease, its symptoms and side effects of treatment, is comparable to any other devastating disease, such as Cancer.  At times it can be emotionally as well as…

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Comprehensive kidney patient transport guidance launched

Vital guidance has been launched today in a new report ‘Dialysis Transport – finding a way together’. The report is the work of the Dialysis Transport Working Group, a coalition of patient organisations; Kidney Care UK, the Renal Association, the British Renal Society and the National Kidney Federation. Guidance is needed because 50% of all non-emergency patient transport paid for by the NHS is for dialysis  patients,…

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MAGIC Staff Education Materials webinar

Katie Fielding, project lead, held a webinar with the QI Leads sharing the staff education tools from the BRS Cannulation Recommendations and the e-learning modules developed by the MAGIC steering group. MAGIC presentation Pre-Needling Assessment AVF Cannulation Decision Making Model Area Puncture Action Chart The regional programme manager will be supporting the units to implement these tools/ webinar in their units. A follow up conference call…

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QI Training Day One

The unit QI leads and their project teams were invited to attend a day where they would receive more information about their chosen national project, gain new/ build on existing QI skills, and apply these skills to their project. Agenda Presentations Feedback Photos

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