Please see poster for details on the upcoming patient and family information evening about the new satellite haemodialysis care centre opening for the midlands region in Portlaoise. Click HERE to view the poster. Details as follows: Thursday 11th July at 7.00 pm – 8.15 pm Midlands Park Hotel, Jessop Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland R32 […]
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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General Scheme of the Human Tissue Bill 2018
Please click on the image below to read the General Scheme of the Human Tissue Bill 2018.
Irish Kidney Association AGM Saturday June 29th 2019
Documents relevant to the meeting can be downloaded below. There will be a Patient Conference from 11am – 1pm with lunch served at 1pm. Speaking at the conference will be: 11.00am Miss Dilly Little, Surgical Director of the National Kidney Transplant Programme. 12.00pm Professor George Mellotte, National Clinical Lead of the National Renal Office. AGM […]
Statement by Irish Kidney Association on Government’s proposed opt out legislation DATE: 2nd May 2019
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 […]
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 […]
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.