The Sheffield Kidney Informed Patient Programme (SKIPP) aims to offer information and knowledge to kidney patients and their families,to help in the management of your own condition, to assist you in making choices and to encourage a positive attitude to coping and living with kidney disease.


Meetings are usually held on the last Thursday every other month, 1.30 p.m. - 3 p.m. in the Central United Reformed Church, Norfolk St, Sheffield, S1 2JB


Click here for a PDF copy of the 2020 programme.


For further details contact the pre-treatment advisors: Gwyn Somers / Debbie Douglas on

0114 2269390


Meetings for 2020  are as follows:


30 January Ask the Experts: Meet a panel of kidney patients who will share their experiences.


26 March   Living with kidney disease: Patients, Carers and their families stories.


28 May     What is happening to my kidneys?    Question and answer session with one of the consultants.


30 July     Staying healthy. - What can I eat and drink? A talk with a Renal dietician.


24 Sept    Kidney transplant - is it for me?   Transplant patients sharing their stories.


26 Nov    Understanding my Medicine. How can I keep myself well?










due to be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midland Airport on the 9th and 10th October


has been cancelled



The next NKF Annual Patients' Event will be:

8 - 9 October, 2021




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