Organ Donation Week 5-11 September 2016

This year’s Organ Donation Week (previously National Transplant Week) is 5-11 September. Representatives from the KPA will be out and about at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals  to encourage people to ‘sign up’ to the NHS organ donor register. We will also be emphasising the importance of discussing organ donation decisions with loved ones. Together with clinical staff we will be celebrating those who have saved lives by donating kidneys and…

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Join the KPA at an open day and find out about the latest research findings

The KPA will be hosting an information stand at this event, now re-sheduled for Monday 14th November 2016 from 6pm to 8pm (with optional tours of the MRC Centre for Transplantation starting at 4.30pm). This informal event will be an opportunity to find out about the findings from the DECISIONS / GAMBIT Study  and other cutting edge research at the MRC Centre for Transplantation. The venue address is as…

He She Kidneys

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,…

Ridelondon Chris Crossing the line

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