2018 Events List

World Kidney DayDetails of events we are aware of from those ordering Support Packs. If your event is not listed and you would like us to add it to the list, please email info@worldkidneyday.co.uk.

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Venue City Event if known
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Aberdeen Acute kidney injury awareness week with awareness sessions for staff and patients
Tameside & Glossop Integrated NHS Foundation Trust Ashton-Under-Lyne Launching our new AKI care bundle and fluid balance chart on WKD. Our stand will showcase them
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Bangor Our Kidney Care Team will be undertaking an event at local supermarkets. We will also be raising awareness via social media/internet
Northern Ireland Kidney Fund Bangor Outreach for education and promotion of Organ Donation at local shopping centre
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Barrow-In-Furness Stands at our hospitals to give out information to patients, relatives and staff and promote the importance of good kidney health.
Basildon Hospital Basildon We are having a stand in our outpatient department to highlight WKD, and kidney health in general but especially in women. We will also ask our press department to cover the day.
Whitworths Chemist Billingham I will be promoting world kidney day/kidney health in the pharmacy
Wirral University Teaching Hospital Birkenhead Raising awareness of the Organ Donor Register.
Heartlands Hospital Birmingham Meet and greet public with information and raffle
Blackburn Royal Hospital Blackburn I plan to hold a stand and also go around the wards with bottles of water with kidney labels on, raising awareness.
East Lancashire Hospital Trust Blackburn Organising an awareness day with nurses, medical staff, HCAs including patients and their relatives.
East Lancashire Hospital Trust Blackburn Afternoon tea, teaching sessions, patient information, quiz, raffle
Blackpool Teaching Hospital Blackpool We are implementing a tool to recognise AKI and organising training for staff. I will have an information stand for staff, patients and visitors to inform them about kidney health.
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Blackpool Acute Medical Unit Pharmacist and Ward Manager visiting all wards throughout the hospital promoting kidney awareness and health.
stand with info and recent data of admissions with community developed AKI
Callywith College Bodmin A day with student services at the college to help students sign up to the donor register
Royal Bournemouth Hospital Bournemouth Renal friendly lunch bring & share
Bradford NHS Foundation Trust Bradford Stand in local shopping centre
Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust Brighton Awareness stand for renal patients, help relatives understand and educate the junior members of the team.
Bristol University Bristol Stall at Bristol University student union and outside the sports and health centre
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust Camberley We are planning on officially opening the new Renal Unit at Frimley Park Hospital highlighting to staff and patients both the service and chronic kidney disease
H J Paintin Ltd Cambridge Stall in the foyer of Waitrose in Trumpington, Cambridge. Addenbrookes Kidney Patients Association will be joining me on the day.
East Kent Hospital University Foundation NHS Trust Canterbury Stand in the Outpatient department
Southend University Hospital Canvey Island Talk to a WI group
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Cardiff Morning run – 2K or 6K kidney shaped routes, finishing at the hospital main entrance. 2K route includes dog walkers Something exciting in the hospital concourse at lunchtime (this is a secret!) Both events will include staff and patients
Broomfield Renal Unit Chelmsford Cake sale and information stand with interactive activities.
Kings Mill Hospital Chesterfield Bake sale and stall promoting WKD. Staff will wear anything with orange on at work to support dialysis patients to have a greater understanding in their treatment and become experts in their own care as part of ShareHD care
Royal Hospital, Calow Chesterfield We have a table booked, in the hospital main entrance, organised by the Kidney Patients Association
Arley Pharmacy Coventry We have an awareness display in our pharmacy to help spread awareness
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Trust Cramlington The launch of our new AKI bundle on how to treat AKI stage 2 and above.
Diaverum Crawley Kidney Treatment Centre (CKTC) Crawley WKD open day to promote community awareness of healthy kidneys and womens health and to raise funds for Kidney Care UK. Activities: tombola, cake/ burger sale, health/ fitness competitions and many more …
Wheels for Wellbeing Croydon We support awareness days at our inclusive cycling days with reference to a ‘healthy lifestyle’.
Darent Valley Hospital Dartford Event stand in main entrance of the hospital to raise awareness of Kidney disease. Offering stop checks on Weight and Blood Pressure.
Royal Derby Hospital Foundation Trust Derby Events at the Royal Derby Hospital and Derby Train Station to raise awareness to members of the public and staff accessing the hospital. Tea and Cake sales, information, Bloop pressure checks
Altnagelvin Renal Support Group Derry Kidney Health and Organ Donation Awareness event at Foyleside Shopping Centre in Derry. N. Ireland
Buckland Hospital Dover, Kent We are planning a curry sale, a cake sale and a gift sale
Temple Street Childrens University Hospital Dublin A renal awareness day- a morning drop in session with our dialysis machines set up and sharing the work of our unit with staff & visitors and health promotion.
Ninewells Hospital Dundee 4 x stands throughout NHS Tayside – 3 x dialysis units and a larger stand in the main hospital. Focus on phosphate
Fife Kidney Support Group Dunfermline Event at Victoria Hospital
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust Eastbourne No firm plans as yet, but will contact Womens Health and Out Patients to see if we could collaborate and have a display to raise awareness for visitors, service users and staff on 8th March.
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Exeter A Stand in the main entrance and restaurant of our hospital to promote kidney health and to give people a better understanding of renal disease.
Fresenius Medical Care Renal Unit Farnborough A cake sale and tombola
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Glasgow WKD Organ Donation sign up stall, Organ Donation campaign within the BAME communities. Led by Kidney Research UK
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow Awareness Day being held within QEUH. Glasgow. Information stands and volunteers including Kidney Care UK and staff manning all day.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Gloucester Educational stand in hospital atrium targeted at general population (visitors/patients/staff)
Kings Walk Shopping Centre Gloucester Display Stand in Kings Walk Shopping Centre in Gloucester manned by volunteers supporting Kidney Research UK.
East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust Harlow Raise awareness and hold events with our patient group and area.
Harrogate Satellite Renal unit Harrogate Making a huge cake and selling cup cakes
Renal Services (UK) Ltd Havant Small stand to promote kidney health and offer free blood pressure checks at Havant Meridian Shopping Centre
Hull and East Yorkshire NHS trust Hull Stand in corridor near canteen and hoping to get a story in newspaper and shared Trust wide on intranet
Raigmore Hospital Inverness Involved in a virtual run, having a display outside the renal unit, a bake sale – all to raise awareness
Ipswich Renal Unit Ipswich, Suffolk Pub card and cake sale at the renal unit, collection pot at Riverhills Health Club & Spa Ipswich with awareness poster
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Kidderminster We are celebrating with a cake sale in front of Hospital reception.
NHS Ayrshire & Arran Kilmarnock Event at renal clinic to share information with renal patients and public and at the local Tesco to reach the public
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn We hope to sell cakes on the day and dress in purple
Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy Fife Kinross We have a few tables at the hospital manned by Fife Kidney Support Group
NHS Fife (Victoria Hospital) Kirkcaldy We are planning to have a stand in the main hospital reception, we will also send some material to our two satellite dialysis units.
Kidney Kids Scotland Larbert Kidney Kids Scotland supporters, the public and local businesses-helping to increase awareness and raise money
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire Leamington Spa World Kidney Day Information Stall in the Foyer of the hospital led by Coventry & Warwickshire KPA
DJ Groom Room & Sandra May Hair Studio Ltd Leicester Holding a raffle and cake sale.
Monks Abbey Primary School Lincoln Awareness campaign at primary school
Royal Liverpool Hospital Liverpool A stand in the main foyer of the hospital, and in the nephrology clinic to display information about Womens health and CKD awareness, offering blood pressure checks and promoting kidney health.
Barts Health NHS Trust London Handing out literature on kidney related themes at each of our satellite units, ie The Royal London Hospital, Whipps Cross Hospital, Newham Hospital, Queens Hospital and King George’s Hospital
Department for Transport London Staff cascade to encourage more signing up to organ (kidney) donation.
Hammersmith Hospital London Dialysis Academy at Charing Cross Hospital (100 delegates) + fund raising events. Incl a fun run in the evening.
King’s College Hospital London We will be delivering dietetic advice about general healthy eating and answering any renal-specific questions from patients, the general public and staff members
Royal Free Hospital London Members of the Kidney Patients Association, renal nurses and dieticians will engage with the public to educate them about kidney awareness and organ donation.
St George’s University Hospital London We will be hosting our annual stand, taking BP, Dietary advice as well as sourcing the local gym to offer free gym time
The Officers’ Association London Put information on all floors and have a lunch time event with cakes for people to drop in and get information
West London Kidney Patients’ Association London Awareness events at Charing Cross, Imperial College Renal & Transplant Unit & Hammersmith Hospitals Awareness events at 3 hospitals –
Pinches Medical Macclesfield We are hoping to hold an awareness day
Manchester Royal Infirmary Manchester Home Therapies Roadshow supported by Kidney Care UK
Manchester University Manchester Bake sale and stall explaining world kidney day and womens health In Manchester University. Run by Student For Organ Donation society and OGSOC (Obs and Gynae Society).
Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Manchester 2 small education events
James Cook University Hospital Middlesbrough World Kidney Day – Awareness raising at the hospital run by North East Kidney Patient Association
Humpty Dumpty Pre-School Mitcham I plan to hold a cake sale and dress up day at my nursery to help raise money and awareness to a cause close to heart
Strathclyde Park Motherwell Family Fun Day in Motherwell, information stands and local events going on to promote health awareness. We have organ transplant patients telling their stories and we have the local press. Organised by Lanarkshire Transplant Team
Renal Services (UK) Ltd Newark Small stand to promote kidney health and offer free blood pressure checks Adsa Newark
Freeman Hospital Newcastle Upon Tyne Cyclists in nephrology team doing a sponsored static bike challenge and consultants will visit schools during this time and the children love stickers
Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Newcastle Upon Tyne Ongoing patient education Pop up stand in foyer of hospital
Renal Services (UK) Ltd North Shields Small stand to promote kidney health and offer free blood pressure checks at Tesco – North Shields,
Bridgeway Consulting Ltd Nottingham Donations for healthy vegan bake sale items.
Nottingham City Hospital Nottingham We are holding a cake stall and raffle to raise funds for the renal unit and renal research
Nottingham University Hospital Nottingham We plan to have a tea party with past and present patients
Queen’s Medical Centre NHS Trust Nottingham An information stand at the Main Entrance of hospital providing information and blood pressure checks with specialist renal nurses. Providing patients with info.
Renal Services (UK) Ltd Okehampton Small stand to promote kidney health and offer free blood pressure checks:
Waitrose – Okehampton
Our Lady and St Huberts School Oldbury Getting my school involved in world kidney day
Western Trust Omagh Plan to have table set up in main foyer of hospital. meet and greet public and educate re organ donation and good kidney health and prevention.
Peterborough Hospital Peterborough Holding a home dialysis awareness day and promoting this year’s theme through promotion on visuals in the hospital site. Display stand in the foyer too
Plymouth hospitals NHS Trust Plymouth We are going to have a stand in the entrance of the hospital to promote kidney awareness we will have staff and patients there to answer any questions
Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust Plymouth We are planning to promote Kidney Cancer, treatment, trials and help and support within our department
East and North Herts NHS Trust Regional We are planning on having information at all 5 of our dialysis units during March. celebrating the different nationalities and staff.
BCUHB – Glan Clwyd Hospital Rhyl We always have a stand in our reception area to raise awareness – this is usually supported by our Patient Group and well received by patients and members of the public.
HOPE KPA Salford Various stalls in the main corridor of Salford Royal Hospital, exercise bikes etc
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Salford Combination of information stands and interactive activities for staff patients and carers
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Sheffield Two events- one for the general public in the city centre doing blood pressure checks and one a seminar in the evening for kidney patients and medical staff.
University of Sheffield IICD Sheffield Public outreach and info event plus fundraising activities for various local kidney charities.
University Hospital Southampton NHS FoundationTtrust Southampton A study event including pregnancy & chronic kidney disease, altruistic donation in females, pyelonephritis & patient experience of AKI- with celebrity guest speaker Charlie Webster.
Portsmouth NHS Trust Southsea We plan to have a stand within the hospital to promote World kidney day, we have previously done this for Diabetes .
Stanmore College Stanmore Raising awareness of Kidney disease and making students aware of the signs and causes of kidney disease. Talking to parents /guardians about there health and organ donation. Inclusion of the issues in the curriculum.
Lister Hospital Stevenage The Renal Research team and Transplant team will have a stall in the main corridor of Lister hospital to hand out flyers and be a source of information for patients of the hospital and raise awareness to the public.
University Hospitals of North Midlands Stoke-On-Trent Set up a display stand in hospital atrium to raise awareness about kidney disease
Cardiff and Vale UHB & Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB Swansea This year we will be doing events over two hospitals on different days.
Paul Popham Fund Swansea Events planned for 7th in the National Assembly for Wales and Thursday and are also visiting schools in the local area.
Renal Department Morriston Hospital Swansea An education roadshow in a local school on kidney disase, prevention and general information on keeping yourself healthy.
NHS Torquay Health promotion to staff and patients. Raise awareness amongst patient and staff group
NHS Ayrshire & Arran Troon We are planning to do a front door awareness campaign. With a view to also target the renal wards and areas with information. Including clinics featuring renal in the week of WKD.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust Wakefield Trust wide awareness event aimed at AKI recognition and treatment, fluid balance for staff and kidney health for members of the public
Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board Welshpool, Powys Education Session For Women
Renal Unit Southend hospital Westcliff-On-Sea We will be doing a awareness day for healthy kidneys doing blood pressure and blood sugars in the main renal unit for hospital staff and the public
Royal Wolverhampton NHS Hospitals Trust Wolverhampton Display area and staff to provide information at the hospital Greggs establishment. Hoping also to have support via the women’s health dept. to support the renal health representatives.
South Eastern KPA Worthing and others 4 events, 1 Worthing, 1 Chichester, 1 Brighton, 1 Haywards Heath. First 2, on 7th March, latter 2 on 8th March
York Hospital York Tombola and stall highlighting kidney care for all, in the main entrance to the hospital.