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New Renal ward report

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NKF is running a series of free webinars. The next is Help – I Need Somebody, Help taking place on 26th January, hosted by Sharon Byrne Renal Counsellor, and Chair of the Renal Psychological Therapist Group (RPT). For details and to register click here
Wednesday 26th January 2022 5pm – 6pm

General information
COVID-19 information, Oxford press release, organisations giving help, latest Government advice etc.

NKF home dialysis peer support service.
Click here for details of this service if you want help and advice when thinking about or starting home dialysis.  The NKF also has a leaflet discussing home dialysis during Covid-19. Click here to read it. Includes quotes from home dialysis patients and a Q&A section.

Kidney Care UK
Updated JCVI Guidance for vaccinating immunosuppressed individuals with a third primary dose.

Dates for your diary

2022: Please note, SCKPA meetings may continue to be affected by coronavirus guidelines 

26th January: NKF webinar Help – I Need Somebody, Help. See above for details and how to register 

2nd February: High Wycombe branch is meeting at The Crown Inn at Penn for lunch at 12.00 

20th March: Spring Meeting at the Oxford Belfry. Details will be posted nearer the time.

Recent Articles & Events

14th January: NKF newsletter January in Touch, reports on transplant medication, NKF webinar series, patient participation opportunities, glomerulonephritis and many other articles

8th January: Lottery game 114 - a winner has been found getting £180.50 with £180.50 going to SCKPA funds

16th December: NKF newsletter December in Touch, reports on NKF peer support service, the new Chiltern Kidney Centre, APPKG update and many other articles

5th December: AGM was held by Zoom. The agenda and other documents were posted to all members in advance.

1st December: High Wycombe branch met at The Crown Inn at Penn for lunch

13th November: Lottery game 113 - no winner found so £78.00 goes to SCKPA funds and £156.00 rolls-over to game 114

12th November: NKF newsletter November in Touch, reports on NKF peer support service, survey on home dialysis, Covid updates and many other articles

4th November: NKF Kidney Life Winter issue is now available with information on the Patients' Event and an article by Bob Price 

3rd November: High Wycombe branch met at The Crown Inn at Penn for lunch

2nd November: Kidney Care UK PREM survey, open until 12th December. See above for link to their website

1st November: our monthly newsletter VIVA-Online November is now available with a leading article on Covid update for Transplant, links to NKF's Patients' Event and the usual mix of recipes, puzzles and photos.

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