New television advert launched to raise awareness of the change in organ donation law which will take place in 2020
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Kidney disease is indiscriminate in approach. It can affect all ages, all races, and all social classes. Sometimes it appears abruptly, almost overnight. For others, in a family with a genetic disease, there is an inevitability about its onset.
A New Kidney Offering Scheme in the UK has been developed to reflect the changing donor pool.
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There have been some developments towards future healthcare arrangements in some EU countries after Brexit.
With the Brexit deadline only a couple of weeks away a number of patients are worried about the potential impact on our current reciprocal healthcare agreement with Europe
This guideline covers organising and delivering end of life care services, which provide care and support in the final weeks and months of life (or for some conditions, years), and the planning and preparation for this.
Government announcement on healthcare arrangements in the event of no deal Brexit on 31 October 2019
However, kidney patients wishing to travel in the EU are still left in limbo