THE IRISH KIDNEY ASSOCIATION

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ABOUT US

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.

THE LATEST NEWS

Please take a look at the latest happenings from the IKA and keep yourself informed!

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General Scheme of the Human Tissue Bill 2018

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

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

  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 […]

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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: 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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DOWNLOAD AN IKA MEMBERSHIP FORM

Our members recieve updates about upcoming IKA events, as well as our monthly Support Magazine. Download a copy of our membership application form here. Please sign and return to: Irish Kidney Association CLG, Freepost Donor House, Block 43A Park West D12 P5V6

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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.

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Read The Facts

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Our School Education Pack

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About Organ Donor Awareness Week

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Organ & Transplant Ireland

ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS!

Take action today and find out about how you can help the ones you know and love or just because you'd like to be a part of something bigger. Whether you choose to become a donor or make a contribution, the IKA appreciate your time and efforts to know more about what we do and how we help those who have or are affected by renal disease.

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