Kidney Care UK is the UK’s leading kidney patient support charity, providing practical, financial and emotional support for kidney patients and their families and campaigning to improve care services across the UK. The charity provides support to more than 6,000 patients every year through direct 1-2-1 support and invests over £3 million each year; from practical and emotional support through counselling and Advocacy team, funding patient research projects, and improving care services.
Whether you’re newly diagnosed or a long-term kidney patient, a charity has lots of information on the many aspects of kidney health - including dialysis, kidney function, and transplants. Kidney Care UK is here to give total support to help improve the quality of life for everyone affected by kidney disease. As the leading UK provider of grants to kidney patients and last year supported over 1,500 individuals with grants totalling more than £ 1 million.
Support, advice and guidance
• Our trained Advocacy Officers are ready to help with local issues around treatment choice, patient transport and benefit concerns.
• Our counselling support team offers free telephone counselling.
• We have lots of information on many aspects of kidney disease, including the conditions themselves, diagnosis, treatment, and practical information about living with kidney disease.
THE BRITISH KIDNEY PATIENT ASSOCIATION (Kidney Care UK), 3 The Windmills, Turk Street, Alton, Hants, GU34 1EF. Telephone: 01420 541 424. Charity number: 270288. Registered company number: 01228114. Email: