Devon woman in film shortlisted for national award

Authored by News Desk

A short film by Kidney Research UK about the impact medical research has had on the lives of people with a rare kidney condition has been shortlisted in the 2020 Charity Film Awards. Shortlisted from 400 applicants the film, ‘Saving Lives – how genetics research changed the future for people with aHUS’, tells the story of Ros, a 27 year old farrier from North Devon who received life-saving...

Kidney patient innovations at Derriford

Authored by Sarah Parker

The renal unit at Derriford Hospital has joined in a national project to encourage kidney patients to play a more active role in their own health care.

The unit has also appointed an Acute Kidney Nurse – a new role at Derriford.

Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust is now one of 23 in the UK involved in the innovative Transforming Participation in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Programme...

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