SCKPA News and Events
Renal Ward Update - SCKPA has funded four new cardiac monitors in the transplant section of the new ward. Report with photos
27th April 2021
Lottery game 108 - has a winner, see the result!
17th April 2021
New Renal Ward - work has been completed and will be ready for patients on 9th May
8th April 2021
Spring Meeting to be held by Zoom was cancelled following the death of our chairman Mike Pitcher
14th March 2021
Lottery game 107 - has a winner, see the result!
6th March 2021
Lottery game 106 - has a winner, see the result!
6th February 2021
Stoke Mandeville: - held a branch meeting by Zoom
12th January 2021
Lottery game 105 - has a winner, see the result!
26th December 2020
AGM held by Zoom.
Richard Van Roon stood down as chair with Mike Pitcher being elected as our new chairman. Mike Sinfield was elected as our NKF representative. Minutes will be published when available.
6th December 2020
Lottery game 104- no winner this time so a roll-over to Game 105
24th October 2020
Catherine Ann Raff: a tribute to her life by Ann Raff
24th September 2020
Lottery game 103 - no winner this time so a roll-over to Game 104
12th August 2020
Andy Mosson retired. A tribute to his work as our renal technician by SCKPA treasurer Bob Price
31st August 2020
Sheila Oliver. an appreciation of her life by Prof. Chris Pugh. Sheila and her husband, Dr Des Oliver were instrumental in founding the Shunt Club, later becoming the SCKPA charity. Please see the article for details on how to make a donation in her name.
12th August 2020
New Renal Ward update - mixed news on progress
1st August 2020
Lottery game 102 has a winner, see the result!
1st August 2020
Lottery game 101 - no winner this time so a roll-over to Game 102
16th May 2020
75th anniversary of VE Day celebrated with bunting and Winston Churchill cakes - inspired by Martin Wood during Lock-down
8th May 2020
Lottery game 100 - no winner this time so a roll-over to Game 101
4th April 2020
World Kidney Day, raising global awareness of kidney disease, more information on their website
12th March 2020
Stoke Mandeville branch monthly meeting at The Charter in Aylesbury
10th March 2020
Lottery game 99 has two winners, see the result!
22nd February 2020
New transplant ward opened in the Churchill Hospital
VIVA! - winter 2019 edition now available in renal units
27th January 2020
New renal ward press release - work has started to prepare the area for the move of the renal and transplant wards to the PFI building
6th January 2020
Swindon branch - photos from their Christmas celebrations
Christmas lunch at the Oxford Belfry hotel with an update on the new renal ward and a talk by Andrea Devaney on 'Demystifying transplant medicines'
8th December 2019
High Wycombe branch monthly meeting at the Crown Inn, Penn
3rd November 2019
Charlie Champion runs the Auckland marathon in memory of his father
20th October 2019
Annual NKF Patients' Event at Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport
4-5th October 2019
AGM at the Oxford Belfry hotel with a talk by Andy Mosson, renal technologist in Oxford.
15th September 2019
Oxford branch summer meeting at the Victoria Arms, Marston
29th August 2019
Thanksgiving service for John Champion, SCKPA Chairman 2007-17. Tribute by Martin Wood
15th August 2019
Oxford branch at the Woodcote Steam Rally - tombola raised over £600 for SCKPA funds!
13-14th August 2019
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Cardiac monitors in the transplant ward
Stoke Mandeville branch meeting