National Kidney Federation (NKF) is the largest kidney patient charity in the UK. Run by kidney patients, for kidney patients. It was founded in 1979 when independent charities (Kidney Patient Associations) realised they needed a national organisation to fight their cause and demand to improve renal provision. The aim of the charity is to provide national patient support services and to campaign for improvements to renal provision and treatment. It is estimated that 3.5 million people are living in the UK with kidney disease. The NKF is a lifeline of support and hope to patients and families. They work tirelessly to persuade the Government, the Department of Health, NHS Blood and Transplant, and the NHS to provide better treatment and service for kidney patients. Visit their website for information and support for people with kidney disease.
Pacific Medical Training produce patient-friendly information about the structure and function of the kidneys and the urinary tract, including common disorders of the urinary tract, and how to maintain a healthy urinary system. Visit The Urinary Excretory System page on their website here.
Beat Kidney Stones promotes and protects the health of sufferers of kidney stones through the provision of financial assistance, support, education and practical advice and to advance knowledge in all areas relating to kidney stones by funding research into kidney stones. Visit the Beat Kidney Stones website here.