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Philanthropist David Dangoor launches programme to raise awareness of living kidney donation

Philanthropist David Dangoor launches programme to raise awareness of living kidney donation 19 December 2023 Kidney Research UK has joined forces with Give a Kidney, a charity devoted to living kidney donation, to deliver the Robert Dangoor Living Kidney Donor Programme, made possible by businessman and philanthropist David Dangoor CBE. David is particularly invested in raising…

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Latest evidence on the risk of Covid-19 for kidney patients

Latest evidence on the risk of Covid-19 for kidney patients 17 December 2021 Following the statement we published on Tuesday 14 December about kidney patients needing to be extra vigilant we now have the results from a study that was published* on Thursday 16 December. This showed that amongst people who had been double vaccinated,…

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Kidney community steps up to support Kidney Beam

Kidney community steps up to support Kidney Beam 16 December 2021 Kidney Beam, the platform helping kidney patients’ wellbeing through live, online and on demand exercise classes and programmes, is being bolstered by support across the kidney community. In an unprecedented move, Kidney Research UK is joining forces with Kidney Care UK, the National Kidney…

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Latest information on Covid-19 for kidney patients

Kidney patients should be extra vigilant over the festive period as the latest evidence confirms that they are at substantially increased risk of being seriously ill or dying from Covid-19 compared to the general population. Get the latest update from The Kidney Charities Together group.

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Family’s loss moves a community

Family’s loss moves a community 09 October 2019 A family from Leighton Buzzard, whose dad died on Father’s Day, are raising money for research in the hope that one day no one will die prematurely from kidney disease. Kevin Grimshaw, a produce buyer for New Covent Garden, was just 46 when he passed away earlier…

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