Let us know how COVID-19 is affecting your life

Kidney Care UK, Kidney Wales and the Paul Popham Fund are working hard to support kidney patients in Wales through the coronavirus pandemic.

We’d like to understand how COVID-19 is affecting your life to make sure we’re supporting you as best we can and raising the most important concerns with … Continue reading

Feeling anxious about going out? Coronavirus advice for renal patients

As the move towards relaxing the UK wide lockdown continues, you may be starting to think about getting out and about yourself. If you have been shielding for several weeks, it’s not unusual to have feelings of anxiety about the prospect of going out again. This may feel unpleasant, but … Continue reading

Kidney Patient Newsletter – Covid-19 Update – ISSUE 4

The fourth edition of our 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

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

Befriending service changes its name to Peer Support Service

Service Name Change

The Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales, relaunched its Befriending Service on the 26th June 2016 in conjunction with the Renal Services at Morriston Hospital. Since that day, the service has grown from strength to strength, offering people with kidney disease a support service from people like … 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

ANNOUNCEMENT: Name Change of the Befriending Service

The Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales has been facilitating the Befriending Service since June 2016, prior to this it was facilitated by the Psychology Department, University Hospital Wales Cardiff and supported by the WKPA.

 July 2019

In July 2019 we held a meeting to review the name of the … 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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