Disappointment at proposed changes to chronic kidney disease (CKD) quality standards
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The latest newsletter from the NHS England renal services Clinical Reference Group. As a reminder, the Kidney Care UK brings the views of patients to the group.
To celebrate World Kidney Day on the 9th March 2017 Make Someone Smile is announcing 10 free fully funded scholarships for young adults aged 18-24 to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Programme.
The British Kidney Patient Association welcomes today’s announcement from NHS England that funding is finally being granted for the use of eculizumab in the rare condition known as C3 glomerulopathy following a kidney transplant.
As part of our grants programme, in December 2016 funded a bowling trip for a group of young kidney patients. Gemma Hockey, Vanda Fairchild and Marie-Louise Turner organised the trip.
Three years ago, in partnership with RCPCH and BAPN we developed and launched infoKID.org.uk (external link), an online resource of information on kidney conditions in children and young people. Today, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has produced an evaluation report highlighting the impact it has had and suggestions for new developments.
Advice for kidney patients during the cold weather
The first ever national CKD audit shows a worrying lack of urine tests for those most at risk of CKD.