Statement by Irish Kidney Association on Government’s proposed opt out legislation DATE: 2nd May 2019 The Irish Kidney Association is delighted that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has brought Organ Donation to the Cabinet for discussion. The Minister rightly realises that we have an opportunity to change practices and improve rates of […]
The Irish Kidney Association is a charitable voluntary organisation founded in 1978. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of renal patients and their families and carers, living with and affected by end stage renal disease.
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Statement by Irish Kidney Association on Government’s proposed opt out legislation DATE: 2nd May 2019
Job opportunity: Coordinator of Counselling Services
The Irish Kidney Association (IKA) is a national charity and voluntary organisation established to support kidney patients and their families. The IKA is seeking to employ an accredited and qualified counsellor/psychotherapist to coordinate its established counselling service. Core duties include providing one to one counselling at the IKA Head Office in Park West, Dublin 12 […]
Woman and child awaiting organ transplants step out to highlight IKA’s Run for a Life
A young boy who has been receiving dialysis treatment since he was four and a half months old stepped out with his family the day before his 5th birthday for a photocall to encourage the public to take part in the Irish Kidney Association’s ‘Run for a Life’ family fun run which will take place at Corkagh […]
Statement by Mark Murphy: 3rd April 2019
Statement by Mark Murphy, Chief Executive of the Irish Kidney Association 3rd April 2019 It is disappointing to hear that the Minister for Health does not want valuable information to assist Organ Donor Families in consenting to donate organs. The Irish drivers licence changed 6 years ago. Question 20 on the application form states: Place […]
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IKA CALLS FOR PRACTICAL CHANGES TO IMPROVE ORGAN DONATION RATES
The national launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week 2019, by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D., was held at the Mansion House Dublin 2 on Tuesday, 26th March. The annual campaign which takes place from 30th March until 6th April is organised by the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) and supported by the Organ Donation […]
ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS
Kidney disease affects all age groups, both men and women.The reality of kidney disease is that it may impinge on many strands of a person’s life including: health, employment, education, social life and relationships, physical fitness and general well-being.