Happy 1st Kidney-Pancreas-versary to Lily, Daniel and Dustin!

We were delighted to hear from Lily as part of our “Celebrate your Kidneyversary” Campaign.  Here is her story:   “I had been diabetic since the age of seven. When I became a teenager I did the usual and rebelled against it, doing everything that was bad for me. In my mid 20s I did get much better but I had done the damage really…

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Young Adult Weekend 12 -15 September 2014

What is it? A chance to get away and meet other young adults from across the UK. Activities will include archery, canoeing, walk, cycling, social events and many many more. Who is it for? The weekend is for anyone aged 18-30 who has Chronic Kidney Disease. This includes people who have had a transplant or are on dialysis. When and where is it? Friday 12th…

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Kidney Transplant Anniversaries – How do you celebrate yours?

The KPA are launching a new campaign in Transplant Week: “Celebrate your Kidneyversary”. People have said that each milestone is a cause to celebrate, think of the donors and remember the fantastic staff that cared for us. Also we remember our fellow patients who still are waiting for ‘the call’. We would like to hear about how you celebrate each year. Let us know on…

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National Transplant Week 7-13 July

The KPA were in Guy’s Hospital reception during National Transplant Week to raise awareness of organ donation. We were joined by doctors from the Renal Unit at Guy’s and the Specialist Nurses for Organ Donation (SNODs) who work for NHS Blood and Transplant. Lots of people stopped to talk to find out more about the KPA, kidney disease and transplantation. We were able to encourage…

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