NHS Blood and Transplant, the Department of Health and Social Care and the Home Office are working in partnership to introduce a new option to allow people to register their organ donation decision.
Kidney Care UK news and updates
Keep up to date with information on our latest campaigns and kidney related research.
Lack of reimbursement leaves home haemodialysis patients left out in the cold, according to new report
According to a Kidney Care UK report released today, one third of home dialysis patients are not receiving any reimbursement from their trusts and less than a third of trusts are reimbursing patients using the appropriate tariff. This is despite the fact that NHS trusts receive funds from NHS England to pay for reimbursements.
Patient recruitment has opened for the Stratification of Clinically Vulnerable People for COVID-19 Risk Using Antibody Testing (STRAVINSKY) study, which aims to build our understanding of the individuals who are at highest risk of Covid-19 infection.
Kidney Care UK has joined 16 patient advocacy organisations from across the world to form the Global Patient Alliance for Kidney Health.
Hosted by sports presenter and transplant recipient Stephen Watson, Kidney Care UK's Kidney Golf Classic event raised over £35,000 for the kidney community in Northern Ireland.
Last week Donna and Steve Harrison completed a challenge that has been eight years in the making by finishing the Wainwright Challenge and raising funds for Kidney Care UK.
Ahead of Organ Donation Week Kidney Care UK and NHS Blood and Transplant met with over 40 MPs at Westminster to discuss organ donation and urge the government to increase public awareness of life-saving transplantation.
SGLT2 inhibitor Jardiance receives approval from the UK's medicines regulator.
Thousands of people with kidney disease in four Scottish cities are being offered specialist support from a ground-breaking partnership between Kidney Care UK, gas network company SGN and Scottish Water.
Kidney Care UK's annual Young Adult Kidney Group weekend is a FREE event for young people aged 18-30 who have a kidney condition to try new activities, make friends, and have fun.
Kidney Care UK has submitted evidence to inform the government's Major Conditions Strategy for England, explaining some of the key challenges for people living with kidney disease and what improvements could be made.