As the National Grid warns of possible power outages this winter, Kidney Care UK calls on the Government and energy companies to understand and prioritise the needs of clinically vulnerable customers.
Keep up to date with the latest Kidney Care UK news; including information on our latest campaigns and kidney related research.
Kidney Care UK’s new Cost of Staying Alive report issues a stark warning to the Government that thousands of kidney patients’ mental, physical, and financial health is at risk without urgent action.
We need kidney care to always be improving. The annual survey of UK kidney patients, Patient Reported Experience Measure (PREM), allows people living with chronic kidney disease to share their views.
Watch the recording of our 21 September 2022 Cost of Living webinar and find links to the information and advice about benefits offered by our speakers.
The huge rise in energy prices will disproportionately affect kidney patients. Kidney Care UK call on the Government to work with energy companies to develop immediate targeted support for vulnerable energy customers with medical conditions.
We are disappointed by the Government announcement that they will not be purchasing the drug Evusheld, which is licensed for the prevention of Covid. If you are severely immunosuppressed, please help us contribute to the NICE appraisal of Evusheld by sharing your experience.
The Department of Health and Social care have now said that they will not be making a preventative treatment for Covid-19 available.
At Kidney Care UK we continue to campaign for more Government support for the kidney community and a plan for the use of preventative Covid-19 treatments for people who are immunocompromised.
This will help some of you on in-centre haemodialysis in the face of the cost of living crisis.
We’re delighted that the name of our new Kidney Care UK teddy bear is… ‘Cuddly Kidley Didley!’ (CKD for short).
Congratulations to everyone who took part, we had an amazing four days in Leeds!