Fiona Loud, Policy Director of Kidney Care UK, comments: “We urge patients, donors, families or staff not to use or engage with a business known as Organ Tree or any similar ones which claim to be able to provide transplants. The only way to be listed for a transplant in the UK is though the national body; NHS Blood and Transplant on www.organdonation.nhs.uk.
Do not sign up with any organisation that claims they will pay you for donating an organ; payment for giving or receiving an organ is illegal in the UK. It is shameful that organisations like this can exist and prey on people who are hoping for a transplant. The donation of organs is an act of generosity which we recognise and applaud.
For more information on this, please contact the Human Tissue Authority and NHS Blood and Transplant.”
National Peer Support Symposium
Kidney Care UK hosted a National Peer Support Symposium on Thursday 17 November 2022.
NICE consultation on Covid-19 treatments
Kidney Care UK will be working with clinical colleagues to respond to NICE’s consultation, to make sure the v…