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Coronavirus COVID-19:

Kidney Care UK have issued guidelines for patients with kidney disease. Click here to read their email with additional links to more information

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

Milton Keynes Coronavirus Community Support - click here for information and help available through this group.

Oxford Together (Oxford City residents) - click here
Website for requesting regular phone check-ins, practical support (shopping/prescriptions etc) or getting in contact with your ‘street champion’. 

Oxfordshire All In
- click here
Website co-ordinating all the local organisations who are taking action to support the vulnerable during COVID-19.  Has a map of all giving help. Find one near you and click on its icon for contact details

Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action Group - click here
OCVA is helping voluntary and community groups and volunteers to access information, advice and support in the current COVID-19 situation. They have two new webpages, one for general information and advice and one for those who want to volunteer locally.  Go to their website if you need help or can offer help.

  • for the latest NHS advice and when to dial 111, click here 
  • Government's daily report on COVID-19, the number of cases, tests, positives and deaths, and information on testing procedures, click here
  • Coronavirus Action plan, published on March 3rd 2020 by the Government, click here

Cancellation: summer lunch on 7th June at the Oxford Belfry hotel

Cancellation: Kidney Research UK London Bridges Walk on 19th July, see below

New renal ward update

7th April:  Moving the Renal Ward from the old buildings on the Churchill site into the Cancer and Haematology Centre has been temporarily paused to allow the 20-bed Wytham Ward to be used for patients with suspected COVID-19

March: work is being delayed while the Day Case ward in the renal unit is converted to an 8 bedded isolation ward for dialysis patients who test positive for COVID-19. Latest update

February: transplant ward moves into its new area in the PFI building. 

Dates for your diary

Cancellation: 19th July: Kidney Research UK London Bridges Walk. This event has been postponed. Details will be posted here when a new date is know.  

13th September: AGM at the Oxford Belfry hotel, 2.30 pm.  There will be a buffet lunch at the hotel at 12.30 before the meeting

Recent Articles & Events

23rd May: Lottery game 102 week 1 result

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

15th May: NKF newsletter May in Touch, article on chronic kidney disease and type 2 diabetes, along with more virus information

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

5th May: Summer issue of Kidney Life available with tips on managing stress and anxiety, a miraculous transplant and many other articles

4th May: NKF's Kidney North East Spring newsletter available online

15th April: NKF newsletter April in Touch, reports on KPA day telephone conference and the coronavirus, an official communication from Thames Water and and Dietary & Cooking information

4th April: Lottery game 100 has no winner, rollover to game 101 with £78 going to SCKPA funds

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