News

‘Leave them Certain’ Campaign

The NHS is launching a new campaign to urge families to talk about organ donation following research that less than half of adults in England have had the conversation. The Leave Them Certain campaign aims to highlight the impact not knowing has on the families who...

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COVID 19 & Vaccinations

The Covid pandemic has been a very trying time for kidney patients who are particularly vulnerable to the virus and it is wonderful news that a vaccine has been approved, with others in the pipeline. There are a number of questions that are of particular concern to...

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Luton Kidney Centre

On 15th December it was announced that funding approval from NHSE for the construction of a new kidney dialysis unit at Nimbus Park, to be named the Luton Kidney Centre, has been obtained and there has also been notification...

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Dialysis post Brexit when travelling in Europe

Following a 4 year campaign by Kidney Care UK, the government has confirmed that, in the event of a no deal Brexit, it will cover the cost of dialysis if you travel in Europe. It’s not perfect as we actually need a full reciprocal healthcare arrangement but it...

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Home Dialysis

For patients who are dialysing and able to do it, home dialysis offers many advantages, not least during the Covid pandemic as it means that they can shelter effectively. The clinical team at Lister have long recognised and encouraged the benefits of home...

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