Kidney Patient Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – ISSUE 5

The fifth 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

Get your questions and nominations in for issue 2 of the KIDS newsletter

We are in the process of compiling issue 2 of our KIDS newsletter. In this issue, our ‘Ask the Expert’ section will feature Dr Graham Smith from the Children’s Kidney Centre in UHW, so please send your questions in to us, so that we can get you the information you … Continue reading

Swansea Bay VIRTUAL 5k Series 2020

Due to the pandemic the annual Swansea Bay Summer Bay 5k Series was cancelled in May, June and July this year with the aim of rescheduling for August, September and October. Due to the uncertain climate we find ourselves in, we have taken the decision to run the 2020 series … 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

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

PARENTS AND CARERS KIDNEY CAFÉ

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

Kidney Patient Newsletter – COVID-19 Update available in Welsh

All of the previous Kidney Patient Newsletters – COVID-19 Update are also available in the Welsh language. See the links below to download the previous issues.

They have been compiled by Kidney Care UK, Kidney Wales, Paul Popham Fund, the Welsh Clinical Renal Network – which oversees services for adult … Continue reading

Virtual Transplant Café – Friday 19th June – joined by Dr Mike Stephens

Our next virtual transplant café meeting is this Friday 19th June at 11:30am.

These cafés offer an opportunity for kidney patients and their families to meet their peers within the kidney transplant service who are going through similar experiences.

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