By ika | February 15, 2021

COVID Vaccination Campaign Update As we are a charity led by kidney patients, we have access to a wide range of data on kidney conditions both in Ireland and abroad. […]

Update to IKA Members, 20 January 2021

By ika | January 20, 2021

Dear member, We would like to acknowledge that 2021 has gotten off to a very tough start for many of you. We have seen a dramatic resurgence of the virus […]

Living Well Programmes 2021

By ika | January 6, 2021

Living Well is a free group self-management programme. It aims to support patients and their carers to  increase knowledge, confidence and skills when looking after their health. See posters below […]


Statement on transplant and donation figures for 2020, future legislation and vaccine reprioritisation

By ika | January 4, 2021

The Irish Kidney Association welcomes the HSE’s announcement of end of year figures for 2020 on organ donation and transplantation and pays tribute to organ donors and the dedication of […]

Christmas Update from NRO and IKA

By ika | December 18, 2020

We in the Irish Kidney Association would like to wish everyone a peaceful Christmas.   We would like to draw your attention to the attached information notice from the National […]

Home Therapies Deliveries: An Update From The NRO

By ika | December 14, 2020

Prior to the COVID pandemic, Baxter delivery drivers would often deliver the pallet load of medical supplies to the room where the patient’s dialysis equipment was located. Due to COVID-19 […]

NRO position on provision of COVID-19 vaccine to patients with End Stage Kidney Disease

By ika | December 9, 2020

The National Renal Office (NRO) endorses the position taken by other International Nephrology Societies/patient groups regarding the provision of the COVID 19 vaccine for “extremely vulnerable” patients with End Stage […]

UK Renal Community Position Statement on Covid-19 Vaccination

By ika | December 4, 2020

Below is an interesting position paper from the renal community in the UK in relation to the Covid-19 vaccination. We are currently working with the National Renal Office to achieve […]

President addresses the Annual Service of Remembrance & Thanksgiving

By ika | November 15, 2020

President Michael D. Higgins gave a special address at the 35th Annual Service of Remembrance & Thanksgiving on Sunday 15th November 2020. As part of his special message, he said […]

IKA Submission To The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Disability Matters

By ika | November 13, 2020

The Joint Committee on Disability Matters in the Oireachtas recently invited written submissions from interested groups or individuals to hear about the lived experience of people with disabilities on the issues […]