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SCKPA AGM: as the Christmas lunch has been cancelled, the AGM will be held by Zoom on Sunday 6th December at 2.30 pm. Details will be posted to all members.

NKF are running their Choctober campaign to raise awareness of kidney disease. Join in by giving up chocolate for one month and make a donation to NKF or SCKPA funds!

SONG: a Delphi Survey to understand what outcomes are important to patients with chronic kidney disease but not yet requiring dialysis or kidney transplant. If you are a patient, family member or health professional and would like to contribute,  please click here.

Transplant and Renal Medicine Unit, Churchill hospital is running a project to improve the quality of life of people on dialysis.  They would like to contact anyone willing to help and share their thoughts.  Contact the SCKPA webmaster for details.

Coronavirus COVID-19

Kidney Care UK: - the latest guidance for kidney patients. Q & A, comprehensive, updated regularly

General information, Oxford press releases, local organisations offering help and the latest government advice

Urgent appeal for Covid-19 plasma donations.  NHS Blood and Transplant is running a clinical trial and urgently needs plasma donations from people who have recovered from Covid-19

NKF and KQuIP are looking for patients willing to share their experience of haemodialysis during COVID-19. Please email the SCKPA webmaster for details and who to contact. 

Dates for your diary

6th December: AGM at 2.30 pm by Zoom. Joining details will be emailed to members with an address

2021: SCKPA meetings may be affected by coronavirus guidelines 

11th March: World Kidney Day, click here for details

14th March: Spring meeting at the Oxford Belfry. Speaker is Mark Davis, National Kidney Federation

6th June: Summer lunch at the Oxford Belfry. Speaker is Kirit Modi, President National Kidney Federation

19th September: AGM at the Oxford Belfry. Speaker is Professor Chris Pugh on Oxford's Nobel Prize winner Peter Ratcliffe

5th December: Christmas lunch at the Oxford Belfry. Speaker is Terry Sopp on fistula bleeds

Recent Articles & Events

17th October: Lottery game 104 - week 5

14th October: NKF newsletter October in Touch, National Kidney Patient report (PREM), study for patients with FSGS, SONG survey, Diwali art competition, caring for your feet and many more articles.

1st October: "Oxford vs COVID-19:  a battle on many fronts" in our monthly newsletter VIVA-Online October 2020

16th September: NKF newsletter September in Touch, NKF webinar on Home Dialysis, patient experiences, health & exercise campaign and many more articles.

12th September: Lottery game 103 - no winner so rollover to game 104 with £78 going to SCKPA funds

7th - 13th September: Organ donation week

1st September: Allie Thornley promoted to Clinical Director Renal/Transplant and Urology. We send our congratulations. 

31st August: Andy Mosson retired - a tribute to his work as our renal technician by SCKPA treasurer Bob Price

12th August: Sheila Oliver - an appreciation of her life by Prof. Chris Pugh. Please see the article for how to make a  donation in her name

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