The Irish Kidney Association’s 34th Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving was attended by a congregation of close to 2000, when it was held in Corpus Christi Church, Homefarm Road, Dublin 9 on Saturday, 5th October, to honour organ donors and their families. Taking part in the ecumenical Service were courageous families of deceased organ donors […]
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
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IKA STRATEGY MEMBERS’ SURVEY
As you may be aware, the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) has commissioned Crowe to facilitate the development of a strategic plan for the organisation. A key element in this process involves engaging with IKA members, in order to understand your views and expectations regarding membership of the Association.
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.
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 […]
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.