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

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

Vacancy: Home Delivery Volunteer

The position of Home Delivery Volunteer is available at the Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales. The Paul Popham Fund (PPF) is a charity organisation whose aim is to provide all Kidney Patients in Wales with a better quality of life by improving their emotional, physical and financial well-being.
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Telephone and online support available to Renal Patients during lockdown

For those of you who may be missing the usual face-to-face support offered to renal patients in South Wales, there are a variety of online virtual support groups, meetings and … Continue reading

COVID-19: An Open Letter to Patients & Families

Dear Patients, Carers and Families,

It is fair to say that as a renal community we find ourselves in unchartered waters. The growing concerns regarding COVID-19 and the categorisation of CKD within the high-risk group, has led to the unprecedented decision by Public Health England/Wales to recommend that all patients … Continue reading