To serve the renal community at such a critical time, the European Renal Association - European Dialysis & Transplant Association (ETA-EDTA) Council has created a special section on the ERA-EDTA web site with up-to-date information and resources pertaining to this global pandemic.
COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATES
We will update this page regularly with any official information we recieve.
Dr. Colm Magee, Consultant Nephrologist and Kidney Transplant Physician at Beaumont Hospital, answers questions about COVID-19 and the risks to Kidney and Transplant patients.
Professor George Mellotte, National Clinical Lead, HSE National Renal Office and Consultant Nephrologist at St. James' & Tallaght University Hospitals, talks about COVID-19 in relation to dialysis in Ireland.
‘Between Stimulus and Response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom’ Dr Viktor E. Frankl Man’s Search for Meaning We are certainly in a time where choosing our response may be a great challenge to us all. As […]
The Irish Kidney Association are pleased to confirm the 30c per kilometre, for self-management of your own transport from your home to your dialysis centre and return, is now available from the HSE. Please click here or the image below to view the details:
Please click here to find details of the new booking system for patients requiring accommodation in Dublin whilst our Support Centre is closed.
As part of Covid-19 contingency plans Beaumont Hospital has sequestered the Irish Kidney Association’s Renal Support Centre which is located on the grounds of Beaumont Hospital. The Irish Kidney Association’s thirteen ensuite double bedrooms facility provides free overnight accommodation to kidney patients and their families who are travelling from the country for their appointments, clinics, […]
What is happening? The Government is announcing additional measures to protect citizens by delaying the spread of COVID-19. The general public is asked to follow this advice and keep informed of this ongoing outbreak. We are actively working to delay the spread of this virus, so that our health system will be able to respond […]
Our overall priority is to keep our patients as safe as possible… The Irish Kidney Association has taken the decision not to proceed with Organ Donor Awareness Week 2020 (28th March – 4th April) in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus Covid-19. The Irish Kidney Association anticipates that as its cohort of more than 5000 […]