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Blood Vessels

Grant to study blood vessels and lymphatics in PKD

The PKD Charity has awarded a £14,960 research grant to a group at University College London (UCL), who are looking to develop new treatments for polycystic kidney disease (PKD).


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) risk and ADPKD

A guide for people with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) at increased risk from COVID-19 as well as their family and friends.

Covid-19 testing, treatments & the Spring booster

With the ever-changing Covid-19 landscape, we provide a summary on the new guidelines for testing, treatments and the vaccination programme, including the spring booster. 

Living with Covid-19: What's next?

How well are vaccines working for vulnerable Kidney patients? What about treatments if you test positive for Covid-19? How do you continue to stay safe while 'living with Covid'?  Hear what the experts have to say.

Staying Covid-safe at work

With the lifting of most restrictions, we provide an overview of the latest work from home rules, along with an updated Safe at Work letter for vulnerable kidney patients to share with your employer. 

Living Well on Haemodialysis

Researchers at the University of Derby and the University of Nottingham are looking for people to take part in a trial of new online materials designed to help people live well on dialysis.

UK's most vulnerable to receive life-saving COVID-19 treatments

Thousands of the UK’s most vulnerable people are now among the first in the world to access life-saving, cutting-edge antiviral and antibody treatments for Covid-19 at home.

PatientView to move to Patients Know Best

The UK Kidney Association (UKKA) has signed an important deal with Patients Know Best (PKB) to re-platform the national patient-facing system PatientView to the PKB personal health records platform.

Kidney cell

Grant to promote PKD treatment research

The PKD Charity has just awarded a £45,000 grant to the UCL Division of Medicine at the Royal Free Hospital London to part-fund a 3-year PhD Studentship.

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