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
For further details contact the pre-treatment advisors: Gwyn Somers / Debbie Douglas on
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?
12 MARCH 2020
We will be marking World Kidney Day as follows:
PATIENT INFORMATION EVENT (open to the general public)
THURSDAY 12 MARCH, SORBY RENAL OUTPATIENTS DEPT, NORTHERN GENERAL HOSPITAL
5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
NKF Annual Patients’ event 2020
The date and place has been confirmed so make a note in your diary. The feedback given from the 2019 event showed that the venue was an excellent choice so we have booked the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport again for the 9th and 10th October 2020. More about the event will be announced in future issues of In Touch and Kidney Life