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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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Official Opening of the Chiltern Kidney Centre

Thursday 25th November saw the official opening of the Chiltern Kidney Centre by Ellen Schroder, Chair of the E&NHerts Hospital Trust and Kirit Modi, Chair of LAKPA. It is a very impressive facility, one of the best in the country, and will form a blueprint for...

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Dialysis Patient Survey

Dialysis patients – we need your help to complete a survey on home dialysis. Research has shown that patients who dialyse at home are at much less risk of contracting Covid so the National Kidney Federation (NKF) and the University of Hertfordshire are carrying...

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