In September 2020 the NKF hosted a webinar, discussing home dialysis during Covid-19. During the webinar, it was revealed that patients who dialysed at home were at a substantially lower risk of contracting and dying of Covid-19, compared to people who dialysed in a hospital. The…

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NKF Kidney Life

Kidney Life is produced quarterly, in February, May, August and November by the NKF, If you would like a copy of the magazine posting to you please call 01909 544999 or email your name and address to: nkf@kidney.org.uk  For the latest online edition and access…

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Organ Donation Laws

Organ donation laws vary across different countries in the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) and the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. NHS Blood and Transplant’s website has a section outlining the current legislative position for each of…

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Max and Keira’s Story

Max, received a lifesaving heart transplant in August 2017 aged nine. Keira Ball was a loving and caring young girl who sadly passed away after a road traffic accident in the summer of 2017. Keira donated her kidneys, liver and heart – which went to…

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Here you will find the current information from the Government,  the Royal Free Trust and other relevant organisations on COVID-19 (including the ongoing vaccination programme).  There is also advice for those who were shielding (ended 31st March 2021) and how you as a patient might be affected by any of the changing restrictions.  PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK.

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