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Fundraising Update

We have received an update on his fundraising 1,000km walk from a LAKPA member and PD patient Nick Papé ”After some ups and downs, I’m delighted to share I’ve walked 500kms since I started my dialysis journey. Half way to my annual target of 1000kms. Rather than rob a...

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MBE for LAKPA Chairman, Kirit Modi

We are delighted to announce that Kirit Modi, our LAKPA Chairman, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services in supporting kidney patients and promoting organ donation. It is a great recognition both of Kirit and of the kidney causes...

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Thank you to Barbara for her donation

We have received a donation in memory of Betty Wharton from Barbara who said “”TO MY WONDERFUL AUNT BETTY WHO WAS FUNNY, CLEVER, KIND AND BRAVE. MISSED SO MUCH BUT REMEMBERING HAPPY TIMES. LOVE FROM BARBARA” Thank you so much Barbara and condolences...

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UKKA Covid Statement

The government has removed the remaining COVID-19 restrictions. This has major implications for people with kidney disease and healthcare professionals. The UK Kidney Association (UKKA), working with our charity partners, has considered these changes, and has worked...

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Priorities for the coming Year

At the annual meeting of Trustees in March LAKPA’s priorities for the coming year were agreed as follows:- 1. Provide additional financial support to patients and carers in need and increase support for social activities for them in the context of Covid. Provide...

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LAKPA AGM

The LAKPA AGM is on 22 March 2022 at 5.30 – it will be a Zoom meeting. Do join us to hear how we have supported kidney patients during the year and to listen to our speaker, Dr Praveen Jeevaratnam, the Renal Clinical Director with his talk entitled ‘Renal...

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Changes to Renal Social Work Teams

At the end of January the Renal Support Team (RST) ceased to be the title of the team. From 1 February 2022 there will be two teams going forward. The idea of the split is to enable the individual teams to be recognised in their own right, and to develop further. All...

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