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 […]

B.Braun and IKA 6-Part Webinar Series

By ika | February 27, 2023

The Irish Kidney Association and B. Braun are delighted to present a 6 part webinar series sharing insights on Kidney Disease. During these one hour sessions you will learn about […]

IKA Appraisal of Preliminary End of Year Figures for Organ Donation and Transplantation

By ika | December 29, 2022

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The Late Late Show’s Christmas Miracle

By ika | December 16, 2022

Just five  weeks after receiving her kidney transplant in October, made possible by the selflessness of the family of a deceased donor, an emergency nurse saved the life of her […]

Press Statement on the Human Tissue Bill, Organ Donation for Transplantation

By ika | November 29, 2022

Family consent still required under proposed new legislation. The Irish Kidney Association has been raising awareness of organ donation for transplantation for over 40 years now and is part-funded by […]

Shared Haemodialysis Care – Can it help you?

By ika | October 24, 2022

Receiving dialysis treatment means there is a long intense relationship with the medical system. Most other chronic health illness conditions do not involve visiting a healthcare facility, three to four […]

Army Couple About To Embark On Kiliminjaro Climb For Charity

By ika | October 7, 2022

Army Sergeant Lavinia Connell, from Glynwood, Athlone, along with her partner, Company Sergeant Jason Hassett, from  Boherlahan in Tipperary, are hoping their army training will stand to them as they […]

IKA Welcomes Research Award for Patients With Rare Kidney Disease

By ika | August 29, 2022

The Irish Kidney Association (IKA) is delighted to have been awarded a major grant from the HRCI/HRB Joint Funding Scheme towards research into ‘patient reported outcomes’ for patients with rare […]

Statement on the need for reliable affordable electricity supply for Home Dialysis patients

By ika | August 24, 2022

Irish Kidney Association statement on the need for reliable affordable electricity supply for Home Dialysis patients  Dialysis treatment is a part-time life support system which cannot be avoided when people […]

Work Commences on Cork Renal Support Centre

By ika | August 12, 2022

We are delighted to announce that work will commence on the new Cork Renal Support Centre next Monday August 15th 2022. Joining members of the Cork Branch to announce the […]