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COVID-19 Guidance


Patients, Carers and visitors should be aware of the various activities that are being conducted for or on behalf patients/carers/families by various Charities and Organisations, some of these are outlined below.   For general and more detailed COVID Read more
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NHSE Peer Leadership Development Programme

Later this month NHS England will launch their brand new Peer Leadership Development Programme (PLDP). This exciting and innovative online personal development programme is for people with lived experience who are committed to working collaboratively with the system to Read more
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Involvement Opportunity: Study Design Interview (Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment)

I am seeking a volunteer(s) to take part in a 45-60 minute telephone or video conference interview with me, which will help us to develop the study design for a research grant funding application.  I am afraid I Read more
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Involvement Opportunity: Research Proposal Review (transitioning to dialysis)

Background and purpose: We are conducting a service improvement project to review patients’ experiences of transitioning to dialysis. This will include reasons for low mood/anxiety around this time and will help to inform the development of psychological intervention(s) to Read more
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Involvement Opportunity: Haemodialysis Research Discussion Group

You are being invited to take part in a discussion with some researchers about a study we carried out to look at how patients engage and understand fluid management in haemodialysis. Before you decide whether to take part it Read more
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Involvement Opportunity: Research Proposal Review (fear of transplant rejection)

Background and purpose: Fear of transplant rejection is a persistent concern among people who receive a kidney transplant that can get in the way of life. In a review of qualitative studies that use in-depth interview data to describe Read more
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Involvement opportunity: Patient Editorial Board

Description: Kidney Care UK are looking for patients/carers to join their Patient Editorial Board, which is run in partnership with the Renal Association. The project produces patient information leaflets on a variety of topics relating to kidney health. Read more
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Join us!

KPIN membership is now live. Membership sign-up form for kidney patients/carers Membership sign-up form for professionals Please read our Guide to KPIN Membership before completing any of these forms. The confidentiality of your personal information is of paramount concern Read more
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