The GSTTKPA annual general meeting

The annual general meeting of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Kidney Patients’ Association took place on Saturday 19th November at Guy’s Hospital.  This year the theme was ‘living with kidney donation’. We were pleased to welcome two guest speakers: Dela Idowu and Robert Wiggins. Dela is a GSTTKPA committee member and Director of Gift of Living Donation (GOLD). She spoke passionately about the work she is doing…

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Ride London fund raising event

Once again the KPA had three supporters taking part in the Ride London-Surrey 100 on the 31st July.   This popular cycling event followed a 100 mile route on closed roads through London into Surrey’s stunning countryside before finishing on The Mall . It was a beautiful day for cycling and apparently Box Hill looked particularly gorgeous in the sunshine. As well as training, our  riders worked hard to persaude friends,…

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KPA Family Fun Day 2016

The KPA’s second Familiy Fun Day was a huge succcess with patients and their families enjoying an afternoon in the sunshine. The BBQ was expertly managed by George Brown and the cake stall by Dela Idowu, both proved extremely popular. John Ogilvie and family managed the tennis tournament while Nick Palmer refereed the 5-a-side football. Thanks to Henry Kimbell for co-organising the event and for…

Henry & George at the BBQ

World Kidney Day Event

The GSTT KPA embraced this year’s World Kidney Day with a collaborative event alongside the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Charity, Diabetes UK,  Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medicinema and others. The PKD Charity were pleased to announce details of its new Telephone Befriending Service. Members of the KPA Committee manned an information stand in order to promote awareness of the charity’s activities and organ donation. Later in the day, kidney patients, families and…

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