MyKidney.org's news is primarily about the Kidney Services units at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in London and their satellite units in the South of England.
Other news is about research and other activities conducted by the unit and from around the world.
News from the Kidney Services at Guy's and King's
Paralympic Hero Opens Borough Kidney Treatment Centre
May 8, 2013
Paralympic gold medallist, David Weir opened Guy's and St Thomas' new kidney treatment centre in SE1 on 1st May 2013
Mykidneycare smartphone app
November 21, 2012
Patients and clinical staff have created an app for young adult kidney patients to help them take control and manage their condition.
New Online Network for Young Kidney Patients
November 21, 2011
A new group has been set up in london and the South East to help young kidney patients access peer support.
National Transplant Week 4-10 July 2011
July 14, 2011
National Transplant Week was 4th - 10th July, NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) called on the UK public to reduce transplant waiting times by signing up to the Organ Donor Register.
World Kidney Day, 10th March 2011
March 24, 2011
Treating kidney disease early could help reduce deaths from heart disease.
Health Minister Visits
Nov 9, 2010
Health Minister Simon Burns visited Guy's and St Thomas' NHs Foundation Trust
British Science Fair
Oct 20, 2010
King's College London reveals vision for 'extending the life of the transplant'
King´s opens its fifth satellite unit at Sydenham
Mar 4, 2010
A new dialysis unit is opened in Sydenham
New dialysis unit to open at Sidcup
July 15, 2010
The new dialysis unit at Sidcup is officially opened.
Jan 29, 2010
A new dialysis unit is to open at Sidcup, Kent; bringing dialysis to the local community.
Dialysis Demolition Day
Aug 5, 2009
Defunct dialysis machines were turned into works of art on World Kidney Day as part of a publicity drive to encourage people to join the organ donor list.
The Pyrenean Challenge
Aug 5, 2009
John Scoble is now on the last leg of his Pyrenean challenge. The Associate Medical Director and kidney consultant at Guy's and St Thomas´ has been walking for a month. He is completing the challenge with fellow nephrologist, Paul Stevens, a former president of the British Renal Society, and Paul´s son Charlie.
New Kidney Treatment Centre at Tunbridge Wells
Aug 1, 2009
Guy's and St Thomas` NHS Foundation Trust have opened a new Kidney Treatment Centre in the heart of Tunbridge Wells.