The Annual General Meeting is your opportunity to come along and hear all about SAKA's work.

Due to some recent good news we are in a position to be able to offer even more help and support to local kidney patients in the future.

We are currently discussing what structure the charity should take and what our future direction and priorities should be.

Whether you have any ideas or suggestions, or whether you just want to learn more about how we help renal patients, you are very welcome to attend.


The 2018 edition ot the Sheffield Kidney Informed Patient Programme (SKIPP) is available from Sorby Oupatients Dept. Their aim is to offer information and knowledge to kidney patients and their families.

Meetings are 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 details contact the pre-treatment advisors: Gwyn Somers / Debbie Douglas on

0114 2269390


Meetings are as follows:




24 May     What is happening to my kidneys?

               Question and answer session with one of the consultants.

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

                Renal dietician.

27 Sept    Kidney transplant - is it for me?

               Transplant patients sharing their stories.

29 Nov     Medication - the right drugs for me?

               Renal pharmacist.










In July 2018 David Marshall, Chair of both SAKA and NKF, plans to cycle from London to Paris to raise the profile of organ donation and to raise funds for the National Kidney Federation


To follow his journey visit:









2 - 5 August British Transplant games, Birmingham.

See Transplant Games Page for details.






NKF Conference 2018

The next NKF Conference will be held at the popular Hilton Blackpool Hotel from Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October.


For full details see page 19 of the summer edition of Kidney Life. Click here to download.


To book click here.

Can You Help ? 

We are always looking for volunteers to assist us in fundraising and joining our committee to give us fresh ideas and direction. Could you help us assist kidney patients? 


For more information on SAKA, getting involved or making donations please contact Glynis Beattie

Tel: 07979 896151



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