World Kidney Day: A Beacon of Hope and Progress

As the Chair of a Kidney Patients’ Association, I am pleased to share with you the remarkable significance of World Kidney Day. This annual event is a beacon of hope and progress for kidney patients and their families worldwide. It’s a day when our global community comes together in an unprecedented show of solidarity, raising […]

My Transplant Journey

It should be noted – whilst this post is all about Steve Caddick’s own personal journey, every transplant and transplant patient is different. My kidney transplant I’m a married male in my mid-fifties, and I’ve had renal problems from birth. Luckily, it wasn’t until I was sixteen that my kidneys finally failed, and I was […]

MRIKPA Chair’s Article – Spring 2023

Dear Members I trust as vulnerable Kidney Patients, you will have taken advantage of the COVID vaccinations that we are eligible for. There is no question that COVID remains prevalent in communities, but as a rule patients are having a mild experience if they are affected. Winter always brings cold and flu and this winter […]

The British Transplant Games – 28th – 31st July 2022

The Westfield Health British Transplant Games will be taking place in venues across Leeds from 28th – 31st July in 2022. Visit for info. The flagship event of Transplant Sport will be staged with renewed support from Westfield Health as well as local partners including Leeds City Council, Leeds Hospitals Charity, Visit Leeds and the […]

KPA Day 2022 (Online Event)

Including the AGM and Council meeting –  To be held virtually on Saturday 9th April starting at 10.00am and coming to a close at 1pm finish. Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting. Speakers for the day will be from the Renal Services Transformation Programme and NKF honorary president, Kirit Modi and Helpline Advisor, Stephen […]

UK Kidney Week (UKKW) 7th – 9th June 2022

The UK Kidney Week 2022 will take place from the 7-9 of June at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. This will be a hybrid conference and is the largest multi-disciplinary event of its kind in the UK. UKKW 2022 will include up-to-date research, state-of-the-art lectures, educational sessions, industry partnership programmes and networking with clinicians, academics, scientists, […]