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Check out our quarterly magazine VIVA! full of useful information and articles

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Renal Ward Update: work is expected to recommence in the next few weeks. Click here for information from Allie Thornley on how Oxford has been coping with the virus and plans to restart work on the new renal ward.

NKF:  is requesting help from patients, families and carers by completing a questionnaire as part of crucial mental health  research. If you would like to complete a survey, please click the appropriate link: People with long-term health conditions  : Family members and partners  : Health and social care professionals.
To arrange a telephone interview with a researcher, email [email protected].  For more information on this project click here.  Please note that this survey finishes on Sunday 16th August

Coronavirus COVID-19

Oxford has issued a patient leaflet with advice on how to manage the virus. Click here for the leaflet and a letter from Allie Thornley

The following are organisations providing information and help. 

  • Milton Keynes Coronavirus Community Support website 
  • Oxford Together (Oxford City residents) website
  • Oxfordshire All In website
  • Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action Group  website
  • Government's daily report on COVID-19, click here

Dates for your diary

13th September: AGM There will be no meeting at the Oxford Belfry. The AGM may be held online or at a later stage. The committee will advise all members when a decision has been made.

6th December: Christmas lunch at the Oxford Belfry hotel, 12.30 for 1.00 pm. Speaker is Terry Sopp on fistula bleeds

2021: speakers and details tba

Spring meeting: Sunday 14th March

Summer lunch: Sunday 6th June

AGM: Sunday 19th September

Christmas lunch: Sunday 5th December

Recent Articles & Events

3rd August: autumn issue of Kidney Life available with articles on transplants during the pandemic, mental health reports, Covid-19 stories, food and health and many others

1st August: Lottery game 102 has a winner getting £201.50 with £201.50 going to SCKPA funds

12th July: NKF newsletter July in Touch, link to buy social distancing lanyards, emotional impact of living with kidney disease, article from Kidney Research on keeping fit, plus many more.

15th June: NKF newsletter June in Touch, new organ donation laws, CoVID-19 articles, cancellation of the world transplant games for winter 2020 & summer 2021, article on caring for your feet plus many more

2nd June: informative article for anyone considering going on a cruise when travel is permitted again.

16th May: Lottery game 101 has no winner, rollover to game 102 with £117 going to SCKPA funds

8th May: 75th anniversary of VE Day celebrated with bunting and Winston Churchill cakes - inspired by Martin Wood during Lock-down

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