British Transplant Games 2019

33rd British Transplant Games 2019 marked the 33rd anniversary of my Kidney Transplant and also my 33rd British Transplant Games, and I think my 13th or 14th as the Wessex (Portsmouth) Team Manager I’m not going to say too much about individuals in the Team this year as they are all winners in their own…

Queen of Dialysis

QUEEN OF DIALYSIS: what happened next Queen Of Dialysis: What Happened Next | Maddy Warren Maddy Warren has kept herself alive every night on home dialysis since 1997. In her second visit to TEDx RTW she talks more about how relying on life support has made her steadfastly positive and a firm believer that anything…

Recipes, Videos & Factsheets

Recipes, Videos & Factsheets Recipes can be found here: National Kidney Federation http://www.kidney.org.uk/documentlibrary/food_with_thought.pdf Guys and St Thomas http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/resources/patient-information/kidney/everyday-eating-recipe-book-for-kidney-patients.pdf Kidney Patient Guide http://www.kidneypatientguide.org.uk/menu.php KidneyResearchUK http://www.kidneyresearchuk.org/file/Cookbook.pdf Jamie Oliver Low Phosphate Recipes: Low Phosphate and no meat. Delicious Squash Daal = 229.5mg per portion in phosphate www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/vegetables-recipes/delicious-squash-daal/#gfqaHhJkmBJHTAqT.97 Spelt Spaghetti = 50.1mg per portion in phosphate www.jamieoliver.com/videos/spelt-spaghetti-recipe-from-my-new-book/#5tmsdvAE6L2i8q0x.97 Introduction to…

Food Safety Advice

Food Safety Advice FOOD SAFETY ADVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH A KIDNEY TRANSPLANT. Sarah Williams (Lead Dietician) The government has issued guidance following an increase of Hepatitis E being reported. This has been sourced back to problems with pork products in particular. The dieticians would like to advise that all meat products e.g. sausages and poultry…

Defenders for Kidneys

Defenders 4 Kidneys

Defenders 4 Kidneys Press Release: DEFENDERS 4 KIDNEYS 2018 Raising awareness and funds for Kidney Research UK Too many people are still dying from kidney disease! There are currently 5191 people waiting in the UK for a kidney transplant. Kidney Disease may effect up to 3 million people in the UK. Many are undiagnosed. A…

Altruistic Donation

Altruistic Donation 500 people have now donated a kidney to a stranger! More than 500 people have helped save the life of stranger by becoming a living kidney donor, NHS Blood and Transplant announces. Changes in the law a decade ago made it possible for individuals to become living donors to people in need of…