The Royal Free Hospital Kidney Patients Association (RFHKPA) is a registered charity (number 277711). The association is run entirely on a voluntary basis for the benefit of renal patients and membership is open to all Royal Free London renal patients.
The RFHKPA represents the interests of and raises issues on behalf of Royal Free London renal patients. The association has patient representatives in satellite units at Tottenham Hale, St Pancras, Edgware and Barnet. RFHKPA provides advice and directs patients to appropriate services or organisations. It works closely with social workers to provide funds for patients with hardship problems.
The RFHKPA also organises fundraising activities, collects donations and makes responsible spending donations. It produces information literature and organises patient and family social events and day trips, as well as promoting national renal events. The funds donated are used to purchase medical equipment to help renal patients have improved outcomes, purchase equipment to make patients’ lives more bearable and to support hardship or personal development cases.
The Royal Free Hospital Kidney Patients Association produce a quarterly newsletter. Browse the last few editions below:
- KPA newsletter - April 2018
- KPA newsletter - July 2017
- KPA newsletter - April 2017
- KPA newsletter - January 2017
- KPA newsletter - October 2016
- KPA newsletter – July 2016
- KPA newsletter – April 2016
- KPA newsletter – January 2016
- KPA newsletter – October 2015
- KPA newsletter – July 2015
- KPA newsletter – April 2015
- KPA newsletter – January 2015
- KPA newsletter – October 2014
- KPA newsletter – July 2014
Watch this space for details of 2018 events
RFHKPA committee meetings
|9 April, 14 May, 4 June, 2 July||7pm||The Atrium, ground floor, Royal Free Hospital|
Transplant education sessions for kidney patients and families
Patient information sessions: For low clearance patients
Nii Plange (chairman) 07725 347 925
Jill Slann (membership secretary) 020 8886 1483
Louis Toussaint (unit representative) 07761 000 387
Jeremy Gold (treasurer) firstname.lastname@example.org
David Myers (life-president) email@example.com
All KPA committee members are voluntary helpers. Phone calls will be returned as soon as possible.