Latest NHS Kidney Care Updates

National survey launched to identify current levels of support for young adults

Kidney care unit leads, lead nurses and clinical directors working in adult services are urged to participate in a national survey about care and support for young adult patients.

The survey is being carried out as part of NHS Kidney Care’s Supporting Young Adults with Kidney Disease project, in a bid to understand existing services and those planned for the future for young adults with kidney disease across the UK.

For more information click here.

2012 Dialysis Capacity Survey to take place on 31st October

NHS Kidney Care will be launching the 2012 Dialysis Capacity Survey next week.

Information packs about the survey are due to be sent out next week via the kidney care network managers with the survey taking place on the 31st October.

For further information view a recent article in Kidney Care Matters.

To view previous results of the Dialysis Capacity Survey go to the NHS Kidney Care website.

Project underway to measure patient activation

NHS Kidney Care is undertaking an innovative project to look at how the level of patient activation among people with end stage kidney disease changes following the implementation of care planning processes.

For more information on the project click here.

Free online seminars on NHS Change Model series

A series of free online seminars is taking place this autumn to help healthcare professionals understand and apply the NHS Change Model.
The seminars are designed to help get us all up to speed with the change model – how it works and how to apply it to deliver improvement plans.

For more information and to book a place on click here.

2012 Patient Transport Survey takes place in October

Adult and Paediatric renal units are being invited to participate in the 2012 patient transport survey, which will take place on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 October 2012.

For more information click here.