Archived SCKPA Events and Reports

This section includes reports and events that should be kept for posterity as part of the history of the Six Counties Kidney Patients Association.  Click the link to read the report.

Bob Price - a tribute to his life and work as treasurer of SCKPA by friends and colleagues  
20th March 2022

SCKPA featured as KPA of the month in NKF newsletter February in Touch
16th February 2022

AGM held by Zoom. Maggie Pratt-Heaton and Jose Rico-Diaz continue as Interim Chair following the death of our chairman Mike Pitcher earlier this year.
5th December 2021

New Renal Ward - open for patients!
10th May 2021

Molly Badley - a tribute to her life by Chris Winearls and Bob Price
9th May 2021

Renal Ward Update - SCKPA has funded four new cardiac monitors in the transplant section of the new ward. Report with photos
27th April 2021

Spring Meeting to be held by Zoom was cancelled following the death of our chairman Mike Pitcher
14th March 2021

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.
6th December 2020

Catherine Ann Raff: a tribute to her life by Ann Raff
24th September 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. 
12th August 2020

Spring Meeting at the Oxford Belfry with an update on the new renal ward and a presentation on Coronaviruses by Pam Pitcher
15th March 2020

Swindon branch - photos from their Christmas celebrations
December 2019

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

Charlie Champion runs the Auckland marathon in memory of his father
20th October 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

SCKPA 50th anniversary lunch at the Oxford Belfry hotel. Guest speaker Mr Brian Buchan, Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Oxforshire.
2nd June 2019

Oxford branch at "The Waddesdon" - provided marshals at the annual charity sponsored horse ride organised by the Rotary Club of Haddenham and District
19th May 2019 

Celebrating 50 years of helping kidney patients. Read the OUH article to mark the 50th anniversary of the Churchill Hospital and SCKPA working together for the benefit of patients.
15th March 2019

Christmas lunch at the Oxford Belfry. Derek Farrow gave a fascinating illustrated account of his love of steam engines and why he is building one at his home!
9th December 2018

Spring Meeting at the Oxford Belfry hotel - presentation on the Oxford Kidney Unit by Allie Thornley, Matron and Clinical Lead
31st March 2018

Christmas lunch at the Oxford Belfry hotel, heavy snow causes problems!
10th December 2017

John Champion stands down as Chairman of the SCKPA. Tribute by Martin Wood
20th September 2017

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