Worried sick report and follow up survey

Back in May, a survey was launched to better understand the impact the coronavirus pandemic has been having on your lives. This meant we could focus our support on the issues that are most important to you, and ensure your concerns were raised at the highest level of the NHS … Continue reading

Kidney Patient Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – ISSUE 7

The seventh edition of our Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – is now ready to view. As usual, it’s been compiled by Kidney Care UK, Kidney Wales, Paul Popham Fund, the Welsh Clinical Renal Network – which oversees services for adult kidney patients in Wales, and the Wales Kidney Research Unit … Continue reading

Donation of magnifying lamps for home dialysis patients

We are extremely happy to announce that we, the Paul Popham Fund – with support from our peer mentor, Geraint John – have been able to fund the purchase of 16 magnifying lamps for the home therapies team at Morriston Hospital during lockdown. We had previously donated 30 lamps to … Continue reading

Hugo and Jude (and dad) Pagett ‘Brave the Shave’ videos

Hugo and Jude Pagett are identical twin boys, except for one difference: Hugo was born with Chronic Renal Failure. In the not too distant future, Hugo will receive a new kidney, a spare part, provided by his Dad.

A year ago, Hugo and Jude wanted to grow their hair, so … Continue reading

Paul Popham Fund bring afternoon tea to Morriston Hospital Renal Unit

We’re proud to say that we, the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales, delivered 320 afternoon tea boxes to Morriston Hospital Renal Unit, to lift the spirits of patients and staff on … Continue reading

Next Parents and Carers Kidney Café will be joined by Dr Shivaram Hegde


Thursday 2nd July 2020 – 11.30am to 1.00pm

We are thrilled to announce that Dr Shivaram Hegde will be joining the Parents and Carers Kidney Café on Thursday 2nd July … Continue reading

Hugo and Jude Pagett’s ‘Brave the Shave’ fundraiser for the Paul Popham Fund

Hugo and Jude Pagett are identical twin boys, except for one difference: Hugo was born with Chronic Renal Failure and is awaiting transplantation. In the not too distant … Continue reading

Thanks to our volunteers during National Volunteer Week!

Last week was National Volunteers’ Week, which is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people across the UK make through volunteering.

Volunteer services are especially valuable to the most vulnerable in our communities, and with many of these people strictly self-isolating at the moment, the help these volunteer … Continue reading

Paul Popham Careline and Councelling Services

You may be missing the usual face-to-face support we offer, but our telephone counselling services and carelines are always available to help support you and your family at this time.

Careline: 0800 038 8989

Our Careline is available from 9:00am – 6:00pm, … Continue reading