IKA Statement On The Importance Of Securing The Future Of An Annual Potential Donor Audit

By ika | September 7, 2023

The National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA) published its findings this week in a feasibility study, commissioned by Organ Donation Transplant Ireland (ODTI), to appraise the need for a national […]

NOCA Potential Donor Audit Development Project Report Launch

By ika | September 5, 2023

About the Potential Donor Audit Development Project Arising from a recommendation from the Potential Donor Audit Feasibility Study Report (National Office of Clinical Audit, 2022), Organ Donation Transplant Ireland commissioned […]

Kidney Donor Father Celebrates 1st School Day for Transplant Son

By ika | August 29, 2023

The first day of school is a milestone that carries emotions for every family, but for one family in Cork, this day held particular significance. Jessica Stone was filled with […]

Transplant Surgeons Celebrated On Global Surgery Day

By ika | May 25, 2023

To mark Global Surgery Day on Thursday, 25th May, which coincides with Organ Donor Awareness Week, and to celebrate the contribution of transplant surgeons and their valued lifesaving role, a photo call […]

Nearly Half of All Driving Licence Applicants Have Consented to Organ Donation

By ika | May 22, 2023

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is supporting the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) in encouraging road users to register as organ donors (should they so wish)  ahead of this year’s Organ […]

Health Minister announces Organ Donor Awareness Week 2023 (20-27 May)

By ika | May 17, 2023

Ireland has made huge strides in organ donation and transplantation since it began here 60 years ago when the first kidney transplant was performed. The official launch of Organ Donor […]

Rare at South Dublin Libraries

By ika | May 5, 2023

A series of talks for those with Rare Diseases in Ireland and their families is due to be held by South Dublin Libraries. All talks will be available online and […]

IKA Tribute to Founding Member Angeline Cooke

By ika | March 31, 2023

The Board, Officers and Members of the Irish Kidney Association were deeply saddened to hear the news of the sudden passing of Angeline Cooke, from Maunsells Road, Galway, on 31st […]

Transplant Team Gears Up To Go Down Under For 2023 World Transplant Games

By ika | March 28, 2023

Fourteen Irish transplant recipients will travel to Perth, Australia next month to represent Ireland at the World Transplant Games (15-21April). This follows a four-year hiatus for the biennial World Transplant […]

Kidney Health and Heart Health Go Hand-In-Hand

By ika | March 9, 2023

The Irish Kidney Association (IKA) and the National Renal Office (NRO), together with the Irish Heart Foundation and Croí Heart and Stroke Charity, are joining forces for a campaign to raise awareness about the close link between Heart Disease […]