Shielding and mental health Q&A

The past 7 months has been a difficult and worrying time for us all, but for people who were advised to shield, this introduced additional challenges.

Last week we took part in a Shielding/Mental Health Q&A with Dr Catherine O’Leary, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, and Jamie Bowen and Alison Salter, kidney … Continue reading

Kidney Patient Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – ISSUE 9

The ninth 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

Returning to School Guidance – Post Shielding

Returning to school

From Monday 14th September school attendance became compulsory for all learners, including those that were previously shielding.

The Welsh Government’s view is that it would not be appropriate for a local authority/school to issue a Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN) or commence proceedings for non-attendance at the school. … Continue reading

5-step personal risk assessment for ‘un-shielding’

Since the 16th of August, government advice has been that those who have previously followed shielding advice no longer need to do so, unless expressly advised otherwise by a medical professional.

Some transplant patients and those on the waiting list may have been advised to continue, so please clarify with … Continue reading

Kidney Patient Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – ISSUE 6

The sixth 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 – an All-Wales strategy for the study of diagnosis, prevention, treatment and social context of kidney disease. Continue reading

Kidney Patient Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – ISSUE 3

The third edition of the Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – is now ready to view. It has 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