About Us

The World Kidney Day initiative in the UK is led by Kidney Charities Together:

British Kidney Patient Association

nkf-logoThe British Kidney Patient Association (BKPA), aims to improve the lives of kidney patients by giving support, information and grant aid for patients, families and kidney units during times of need.

Kids Kidney Research

kkr-logoKids Kidney Research funds vital research for babies and children across the UK.

Kidney Research UK

krukf-logoKidney Research UK, is the largest funder dedicated to research into the causes and prevention of kidney disease. They also raise awareness of kidney-related issues amongst the general public and their patient information service provides advice and literature on how best to deal with each type of kidney condition, helping millions of people better understand the disease.

The National Kidney Federation

nkf-logoThe National Kidney Federation (NKF), is run by patients, for patients and campaigns for improvements to renal provision and treatment, and provides national patient support services.

The PKD Charity

pkdc-logoAbout 70,000 adults and children in the UK have Polycystic Kidney Disease or PKD – life-threatening inherited conditions that can cause renal (kidney) failure and affect other organs in the body. Over 12 million children and adults worldwide have PKD.
We support those affected, fund research and raise awareness.