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3million at risk

As kidney failure rates grow in Wales, Kidney Research UK challenges lack of awareness on World Kidney Day

The prevalence of kidney failure has continued to increase in Wales, up 2.3% since 2013, compared to a 1.7% change from 2012–2013.

Marc Stowell, Director of Fundraising

Kidney Research UK appoints new Director of Fundraising

We have appointed Marc Stowell as our new Director of Fundraising.

Hannah Hughes, with lifegaurds at the pool

Hannah Hughes – swimming her way to fundraising

Hannah Hughes, 14, watched her mum be very ill with chronic kidney disease over a period of about five years.

Kidney Research Uk charity shop

Investing in new shop premises in Exeter

Kidney Research UK, the charity dedicated to kidney research, formally opened a new shop in Exeter city centre.

Stacy Rowe and fiance, Andrew.

Giving kidney shaped love to the one you love

Stacy Rowe and Andrew Scott are a couple in love who have been together for five years. They are two people deeply committed to one another, but much more than that this Valentine’s Day they are celebrating the giving of the gift of life.

Morag Mansley, researcher

Putting the spotlight on women in science

In the light of the UN’s International Day for Women and Girls in Science on 11 February, we are celebrating the female researchers we fund and their achievements in tackling kidney disease.

World Kidney Day

Save the date: 9 March 2017 is World Kidney Day!

World Kidney Day 2017 is on Thursday 9 March. It’s a date that matters. Worldwide, millions of people in over 150 countries will be taking part to educate and raise awareness of kidney disease

Yeovil renal unit staff

Yeovil renal unit staff join Race for Research

Yeovil renal unit staff join Race for Research

David Prosser, trutsee and patient

David Prosser – celebrating 30 years since transplant

David Prosser’s kidney has just celebrated its 30th transplant anniversary.

Surjit Chowdhary, volunteer

New Year’s Honour for Kidney Research UK volunteer

Surjit Singh Chowdhary, from Glasgow, has received his MBE for services to the Sikh community and to charity.

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