ESOT Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

By ika | May 20, 2021

The European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) has published a statement on COVID-19 Vaccination in solid organ transplant recipients: Recently, multiple studies have been published examining the response to SARS-CoV- […]

COVID-19 online vaccination event postponed due to AstraZeneca pause

By ika | March 15, 2021

You may be aware of the temporary pause in the vaccination programme for AstraZeneca. This recommendation has been made following a report from the Norwegian Medicines Agency of four new […]

Update to Members: COVID-19 vaccinations to begin for kidney patients in Group 4 next week

By ika | March 4, 2021

 COVID-19 vaccinations to begin for kidney patients in Group 4 next week (w/c 8th March) The Irish Kidney Association’s Chief Executive Carol Moore had an online meeting yesterday (3rd March, […]


Statement: IKA welcomes government’s announcement on changes to priority of Covid 19 vaccinations

By ika | February 23, 2021

STATEMENT                                                                                                           23rd February 2021 The Irish Kidney Association welcomes the government’s announcement (on 23 Feb. 2021) of changes to the Covid-19 vaccine allocation priority list. Moving all organ transplant recipients […]


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 […]