Despite record levels of organ donation, family refusals remain the main reason for organ donation not going ahead.
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2 - 8 September
NHS England's Quality Survelliance Team is looking for input from kidney patients in their upcoming review of kidney units.
The Royal College of Physicians has sent an open letter to Prime Minister, Boris Johnson - signed by 16 other leading health organisations including Kidney Care UK
The government has announced details of a new freight express service for transporting urgent medicines, medical products, blood and transplant tissues as part of its Brexit preparations
Detection of one of the biggest killers in the NHS has been cut from hours to minutes at the Royal Free Hospital in London thanks to the introduction of a new mobile app.
The report shows the number of people who donated organs after they died reached a record high but the overall number of transplants has fallen.
This years Games is taking place in Newport between the 25 and 28 July
The Kidney Patient Research Partnership is open until 20 September 2019
Kidney Care UK Head of Fundraising, Rob Hope, visited Alton Infant School in Hampshire to help raise awareness about kidney disease