2019 Events List


Details 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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Organisation Town Event-info
Aberdeenshire Council Aberdeen Promotion to raise awareness through Intranet, social media and posters in workplaces
Aberdeen Royal infirmary Aberdeen Awareness day
Monklands Hospital Airdire Stands at the main entrance of the hopsital and the entrance to the canteen to raise awareness
Grampian Kidney Patients Association Alford Awareness table at local supermarket and promotion at local GP centres
Antrim Area Hospital Antrim highlight world kidney day and all services we have to offer
Ysbyty Gwynedd Hospital Bangor Information stand in General Hospital
Belfast City Hospital Belfast Awareness stand led by Kidney Care UK
Virtual Race (200 participants) Bingley Raising money for Kidney Research UK and Kidney Care UK
Heartlands Hospital Birmingham Awareness stand and checking blood pressure in the front entrance of the hospital. Representation from Kidney Care
Queens Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Awareness stand
Sparkhill Dialysis Unit Birmingham Awareness event
Kings Norton Kidney Treatment Centre (Diaverum) Birmingham Share the day with our dialysis patients.
Blackburn with Darwen Carers Service Blackburn Holding a World Kidney Day event at centre
Royal Blackburn Hospital Blackburn Patient, staff and visitor educational stand/event
Blackpool Victoria Hospital Blackpool Promotional event at the hospital raising awareness between staff and visitors.
Pilgrim Hospital Boston Awareness table either at the main entrance or near the cafeteria and cakes
Birch Hill Primary School Bracknell Awareness activities
Bradford Teaching Hospital Bradford Awareness event
Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton Display and discussion stands led by South Eastern Kidney Patient Association
Southmead Hospital Bristol Ward events particularly medication review to reduce AKI progression
MedImmune Cambridge Awareness stand at and event led by Kidney Research UK
Cambridge Dialysis Unit Cambridge Awareness event
Kent and Canterbury Hospital Canterbury Awareness event
University Hospital of Wales Cardiff Coffee and Cake Morning in Nephrology & Transplant Outpatient Clinic
Bbraun avitum (Cardiff North site) Cardiff Event to raise awareness, with fun games for the patients to raise money and boost moral
Bbraun avitum (Cardiff South site) Cardiff Selling cookies to patients and staff, guess number of jelly beans in the box
St Helier Hospital Carshalton Event to increase kidney awareness and to promote The Kidney Fund
Mid Essex NHS Hospitals Trust Chelmsford Information stand in main atrium of hospital to raise awareness and info on research opportunities available at the hospital.
G4S Patient Transport Service Chelmsford Awareness event
Countess of Chester NHS Trust Chester Hospital based event based for out patients & staff
Royal Chesterfield Hospital Chesterfield Awareness table on entrance corridor at the hospital
Shopping centre Chineham Promotional stand to promote world kidney day, NKF, KPA and organ donation
Colchester Primary Care Trust Building Unit Clacton-on-Sea Essex Raffle and homemade cake stall and handing out leaflets, water etc to the general public.
BCUHB Bodelwyddan Clinic Conwy Information stand in hospital
Lloyds pharmacy Coventry Planned event at the pharmacy to raise awarness
Diaverum Renal Unit (Darlington Memorial Hospital) Darlington Event in the patients waiting area
Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline Stand in main hospital foyer
Evince Technology Limited Durham Awareness event
Eastbourne District General Hospital Eastbourne AKI Quality Improvement workshops for staff
Hairmyres Hospital East Kilbride Event highlighting importance of healthy kidneys plus AKI improvement work at the hospital
Edinburgh Royal Infirmary Edinburgh Awareness event focusing on living donation led by Kidney Research UK Peer Educators.
Renal Unit Southend Hospital Essex Blood pressures and blood sugar checks for the whole hospital also explaining AKI
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital Exeter Several events at the hospital and one in the city centre with our local KPA.
Victoria Hospital Fife Stand run by Fife Kidney Support Group
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Glasgow Display stands led by Kidney Care UK
Gloucester Royal Hospital and Kings Walk Shopping centre Gloucester Display stands led by Gloucestershire Kidney Patients Association supporting Kidney Research UK and Kidney Care UK
King George’s Hospital Goodmayes Awareness stand
North East Kidney Patients Association Hartlepool Raise an awareness of kidney disease and have an information stand with leaflets.
Conquest Hospital Hastings AKI Quality Improvement Workshops for staff
Princess Royal Hospital Haywards Heath Awareness event led by South Eastern KPA
Diaverum – Hereford Kidney Treatment Centre Hereford Awareness event
Lister Hospital Stevenage Hertford A stand in the main concourse with nformation and fun events – number of kidney beans in a jar etc
Highbridge Coffee morning with stalls and entertainer
Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust Hull Awareness stand near canteen manned by staff and Humberside KPA
Ipswich Hospital Ipswich Awareness stand in hospital reception, checking blood pressure and giving information on kidney health and living kidney donation
Manx Kidney Patients Association Isle of Man Display in the local hospital and local shopping centre with media involvement
Kettering Renal Unit Kettering Promotion and awareness event
Kidderminster Dialysis Unit Kidderminster Cake sale, bingo for patients  and  kidney health awareness campaign on main reception
Severn Trent Water Ltd Kidderminster Promote good kidney health & awareness through wellbeing team, & associates in counties throughout the company
NHS Lanarkshire Lanark Event within our hospital highlighting the importance of healthy kidneys and AKI
Kidney Kids Scotland Larbert Encourage local people and businesses to get involved by wearing something yellow or blue and raising awareness
Yorkshire Kidney Centre for Paediatrics (Leeds Gen Infirmary) Leeds Party to raise awareness
St James University Hospitals Leeds Bake sale and  stand in our main hospital wing
Sterling Services UK Ltd Leeds Raising awareness in the office
Leicester General Hospital Leicester Awareness stand in main reception of hospital, outpatients and renal research unit.
Leicester City Centre Leicester Awareness event for members of the public incl BP check and nurses/docs there. Also an event for BAME communities at Jalaram Temple
SSP Leigh Sports Village Practice Leigh Cake sale awareness event
Legal aid agency Liverpool Raise awareness in office on WKD, challenge it liquid intake exercise and charity fundraising
Aintree Hospital Liverpool Raising awareness in health clinics for staff and patients
Alder Hey Childrens Hospital Liverpool Stand in atrium of hospital
Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen NHS Trust Liverpool Events in all the renal clinics and the main foyer of the Hospital, offering blood pressure checks, nutrition information, transplant information
St Bartholomews Hospital London Awareness stand
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust London Awareness stand in the main entrance to Guy’s Hospital manned by kidney staff and patients.
Global City international London Presentation on the kidney, CKD and organ donation. Plus BP and blood sugar checks
Tower Hamlets Council London working with volunteers at different sites raising awareness
Great Ormond Street Hospital London An event in the hospital canteen for increase awareness of kidney disease amongst staff and patients
Various sites London We are hoping to man stalls at The Royal London, Whipps Cross, Queens and Newham Hospitals and Tower Hamlets Town Hall
Royal Free Hospital London Stall at Royal Free  Hospital and at offsite renal units- involving staff and kidney peer supporters
Department for Transport London Cake sale and juice sale at Church
St Mary’s Hospital, South Wharf Road London Awareness event in hospital reception led by West London KPA
Hammersmith Hospital London Raising awareness across hospital (Renal and Transplant Building and in main reception) in conjunction with West London KPA
Greencore Food To Go London An awareness event in our canteen hosted by one of our team who is a kidney transplant recipient
Bupa Cromwell Hospital London Awareness day at the hospital with leaflets, quiz, raffle,  videos  and fundraise for Kidney Research UK
Department for Work and Pensions Loughborough Coffee and cake sale in a large office with an information table
Wythenshawe Hospital Manchester Emphasis on hydration on Thirsty Thurs  giving out free water and discussing kidney health.
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Manchester Awareness stand and visit ward areas educating and promoting kidney care to trust staff.
Manchester Royal Infirmary Manchester Stand promoting kidneys and transplants
Central Manchester Foundation Trust Manchester Stand to promote world kidney day and highlight research in this area.
Scottish Borders General Hospital Melrose Awareness stand run by South East Scotland Kidney Patients Association. Home baking and Sylvia’s world famous tablet will be on sale.
St Helens & Knowsley NHS Trust Merseyside Awareness Stand at the hospital for patients relatives and staff
South tees acute nhs trust Middlesbrough Awareness event
Ifybella Kidney Organisation Milton Keynes Various events
Cheshire West and Chester Library Neston, Cheshire Awareness day
Freeman Hospital Newcastle Information day in the renal department organised by Tyneside Kidney Patient Association in conjunction with Renal Team.
KDARS for kids (Kidney disease and renal support) North East Lincolnshire Coffee Morning to raise awareness of CKD and renal issues.
Northampton General Hospital Northampton Promotion to patients and clinical staff in the hospital
Bishop Stopford School Northants Raise awareness, by putting up a display in the medical room.
Virgin Money Giving Lounge Norwich Event in the Virgin lounge led by NKF with nurses offering BP testing to staff and customers, BBC presenter attending and local papers invited
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust Nottingham Awareness event
Diaverum (South Nottingham Dialysis Unit) Nottingham Cup cake sale and bring and buy trolley
Nottingham City Hospital Nottingham Cake sale  and awareness stand
Fresenius Medical Care Nottinghamshire Fundraising day at our head office including bake-off, pyjama day, treasure hunt and various sports activities.
Omagh Hospital and Primary Care Complex Omagh Setting up stand in main foyer and attending local park run
Lancashire & South Cumbria Kidney Patients Association Ormskirk Raising awareness
Peterborough Hospital Peterborough Awareness stand led by Kidney Research UK
Derriford Hospital Plymouth Information stand offering advice and points of contact – led by Friends of Derriford Kidney Unit
Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth Awareness event in main atrium of hospital supported by wessex kidney unit and Kidney Care UK
Casa Bistro Ltd Powys Awareness event
Royal Preston Hospital Preston Event linked in with a local running group plus BP checks, healthy kidney advice/promotion followed by  a 5k fun run.
Six Counties Kidney Patients Association Princes Risborough Supper party
Royal Berkshire Hospital Reading Awareness Stall in hospital
Salford Royal NHS Trust Salford Information giving stalls at hospital, supported by patients (including Kidney Care UK) and staff
Northern General Hospital Sheffield Awareness stand led by Kidney Care UK
Millenium Galleries and Central United Reformed Church Sheffield Patient event and a photo exhibition run by Sheffield Hospitals Charity
Shropshire and Mid Wales KPA Shrewsbury Awareness event  at local superstore,with patients & nurses, taking blood pressure,weighing people and raising awareness of a healthy BMI and diet
ASDA Telford Shropshire Stand in ASDA in Telford to offer information about kidney health, BP & BMI checks.
South Tyneside Foundation Trust South Shields Highlighting awareness within waiting areas
Southampton University Hospital Southampton Cake sale during the day and stand promoting kidney awareness organ donation and evening meal with raffle and entertainment.
Spire Southampton Hospital Southampton Hospital wide education and awareness and launch new AKI recognition algorithm
Sail in the Solent Southampton Sail in the Solent, with crew made of Tx recipients and kidney experts led by  SEKPA
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust Southampton World Kidney day study day for 400 delegates at Botleigh Grange Hotel
Railway Hotel Southend on Sea Rock gig with a number of local bands organised by South East and Central Essex Mind
Supermarine Sports and Social Club South Marston, Swindon East Meets West Family Fun event in aid of Give a Kidney
St Albans City Hospital St Albans Eat Cake and Talk
Royal Stoke University Hospital Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire Information Day at Hospital about kidney disease
County Hospital Stafford Display stand at the front of the hospital
Kings Mill Hospital Satellite dialysis unit Sutton-in-Ashfield Stand in the main hospital
Morriston Renal Unit Swansea Event in a local school with a carousel of stations where pupils  learn about kidneys from health care staff and patients.
Village Hotel Swansea Patient conference and attending the National Assembly of Wales – Paul Popham Fund Renal Support Wales
Great Western Hospital Swindon  Stand and giving out information to the public. Plus on 20th March have booked the academy and will be giving lots of information to staff members.
Park House school Swindon Cake sale
Bbraun Dialysis Unit Taunton Awareness stand
St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Tooting Stand at main entrance with kidney health promotion and fun activities
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust Truro A stand in the Main entrance foyer
Minister Health Care Tyne and wear Coffee morning and cake sale in community hub and care home
Renal Services UK Ltd UK-wide Various pop up events in our dialysis clinics
Walsall Manor Hospital Walsall Presence in main atrium of hospital with a stand.
Diaverum (Walsall Kidney Treatment Centre) Walsall Awareness event
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust Wigan Stall giving out information to members of the public and staff. The local press have also been invited.
Kidney Warriors Wigan Wigan Talks to raise public awareness of kidney disease and reduced kidney function
Wirral University teaching hospital NHS trust Wirral Raise awareness for patients and families on inpatient surgical /urology ward
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Wolverhampton Trust display to promote World Kidney Day
New Cross Hospital Wolverhampton Stall in Greggs within hospital site
University of Wolverhampton Wolverhampton  Table in the Student Union.
Worthing Hospital Worthing Awareness event led by South Eastern KPA
York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust York Awareness event