Monday 30 September


PostGraduate Common Room, Medical Education Centre

Northern General Hospital

Doors open 6.30 p.m. Free refreshments

Meeting 7 p.m.—9 p.m.     including Reports and Speakers


The evening is open to all renal patients along with their families, friends, carers etc.  Come along to meet other patients and to find out more about what SAKA has done over the past year and our plans for the future.  There will be the chance to let us know your opinions and to  ask questions.

We will be electing a new Committee. If you would like to stand as a Committee Member, or would like to nominate someone, please contact the Secretary:  email


Click here for a map of Northern General Hospital. The Medical Education Centre is No. 9 on the map




NKF Annual Patients’ Event 2019

40 Years and Beyond
Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport
4th and 5th October


Friday 4th Social evening with hot buffet, and
entertainment (free buffet to the first 100 kidney patients to register)
Saturday 5th Full day of talks and exhibitions
followed by evening dinner, motivational speaker and disco
To book your place, or for more information and prices please call 01909 544999


For more details visit the NKF website:


SAKA members who wish to attend this event can apply for half of their costs to be paid by SAKA.

Please contact us for details: email:





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

0114 2269390


Meetings for 2019 are as follows:


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




30 May     What is happening to my kidneys?

               Question and answer session with one of the consultants.


25 July     Staying healthy. - What can I eat and drink?

                Renal dietician.

26 Sept    Kidney transplant - is it for me?

               Transplant patients sharing their stories.


28 Nov     Medication - the right drugs for me?

               Renal pharmacist.





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