YOUR Kidney Patients’ Association Needs YOU!

Come to our Annual General Meeting and find out more about YOUR KPA: Saturday 8th November 2014, 10am – 12pm (refreshments provided),The Roben’s Suite, 29th floor Tower Wing, Guy’s Hospital. All kidney patients, families and staff are members of the KPA and are welcome to attend


Success for the children at The British Transplant Games

Thanks to generous funding from the KPA, twenty young kidney patients from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Evelina London Children’s Hospital attended the British Transplant Games held in Bolton last month. They successfully competed in sports including running, swimming, squash, and archery and came home with 28 medals.  Transplant nurse, Grainne Walsh, play specialist Cathy Gill and dispensary manager Pat Hayes, accompanied the group – known…

TP Games 2014 (1)

Cycling from London to Surrey (and back) for the KPA

The KPA had three cyclists in the Prudential London – Surrey 100 mile cycle ride on Sunday 10th August; Chris, Ian and Sam (pictured). Despite the adverse weather conditions all three of them completed the course. Chris said: “ it was VERY wet and then it got VERY VERY wet!” However all clouds have a silver lining and the sun shone on the finishing line just outside Buckingham…

Ride London Sam 2

New Cross Gate Summer BBQ

Patients, families and staff from New Cross Gate Dialysis Unit got together last Sunday 3rd August for their annual summer BBQ. The sun shone, the drinks flowed and the sausages sizzled. There was even a karaoke machine to sing along to. The event took place in the garden behind the unit in Goodwood Road. The BBQ was once again funded by the GSTT KPA and members…