We’re off to the races!

The GSTTKPA are delighted to announce the launch of our first horse racing syndicate. The two racehorses are stabled with Grand National winning trainer Kim Bailey at his state of the art training yard near Cheltenham. One is lovely mature looking three year old, called King Simba. The second horse is a mare called Allez Encore (pictured);  a five year old who has run four…

Allez Encore

The Annual General Meeting of YOUR KPA:

The Annual General Meeting of the KPA took place on Saturday 8th November 2014 and was well attended by kidney patients and carers. Sonia Moorhouse, KPA Chair, gave a report on the KPA’s activities throughout the year. Janice Stephens, Treasurer, presented the annual accounts and finance report. The Chair, Vice Chair and committee were all re-elected. The keynote speaker, Jonathan Hope MBE (pictured)  talked about his experience of…

AGM JH

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