Event Listings

  • 25 Sep

    7th Annual Home Therapies Conference Manchester 2014

     Topics include :

    • Survey of current practice & trends in UK home dialysis
    • Emerging dialysis technologies in 2014
    • Dialysis Ideas worth Spreading
    • Transforming care models
    • Patient pathway workshops
    • Sustainable Program management
    • Ask the experts : Question time
    • Progress in research and innovation
    • Practical Demos of machines, tools and systems and much more……

      (Lectures and workshops delivered by a faculty of national and international experts

      Please Click here to download the flyer.

       

  • 26 Sep

    AKI Frontiers meeting at the RSM

    Please click here to visit the website to find out more about this one day meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine.
  • 03 Oct

    9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiorenal Forum

    The Cardio-Renal Forum is now in its 9th year successful. It was founded by Henry Purcell, Paul Kalra (Cardiologists) and Phil Kalra with the aims of integrating education between the 2 specialties of Cardiology and Nephrology, and to provide greater opportunity for interaction between researchers, trainees and specialist nurses within these disciplines.

    Each year between 150 and 200 people attend the meeting which is held in London. Approximately 35% of the audience have a nephrology background. The meeting programme, which is accredited for 6 hours of CPD, covers topics of major contemporary importance and which are of interest to both specialties, and in the 2014 programme diabetes is strongly featured. The view the programme please click here.

    Please book a place at the meeting via info@cardiorenalforum.com

  • 04 Oct

    UK and Ireland Nephrology SpR Club Autumn Meeting

    Click here for the flyer on Chronic Kidney Disease or If you wish to attend the meeting or would like more information then please register at http://www.sprclub.org/

  • 18 Oct

    Second AKI Academy

    This course is aimed at junior doctors, speciality registrars and allied healthcare professionals working in acute care areas and will consist of didactic teaching with speciality specific workshops, practical sessions and AKI simulation.

    If you are interested in finding out more about the course click here for the flyer with more information. To register please visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/aki-academy-2014-tickets-12708769271.

  • 31 Oct

    Third International Meeting on Transplantation - How much Risk can You Take (and What to do If it all Goes Pear Shaped)

    University of Warwick, Friday October 31st and November 1st  2014

    The third transplant meeting at the University of Warwick will take place at the end of October 2014

    Day 1 – Full day on antibody incompatible transplantation, followed by dinner

    Day 2 – Parallel sessions, one on clinical aspects of transplantation, the other a workshop on histocompatibility

    • Excellent facilities with food, overnight accommodation and car parking at Scarman House, University of Warwick
    • Easy access by rail, rail or air 
    •  National and international speakers
    • Abstract submissions will be invited  

    The theme of the meeting is about confronting extreme risks in transplantation, be they immunological, infectious or indeed any other.

    Please click here to view the programme or alternatively you can find out more information at http://www.mededcoventry.com/Courses/Renal/conference.aspx

    We do hope you will be able to attend, those of you who came to Scarman House in 2012 will know the facilities are excellent, from a social and professional point of view. If you don’t wish to attend both days, day rates will be available.
    http://www.warwickconferences.com/our-venues/scarman

    For your input or other comments, please contact Robert.Higgins@uhcw.nhs.uk

  • 03 Nov

    Arrival of Assisted Peritoneal Dialysis: Time to change dialysis pathways for older patients?

    The meeting focuses on the dialysis pathways for frail older patients and integration of their care with services for older patients in the community. The aims of the meeting are to review the role of assisted PD as an alternative dialysis modality for these patients, to consider different models of delivering assisted PD and to discuss the pros and cons of developing the French model of use of assisted PD rather than default haemodialysis. We have involved renal and elderly care clinicians as well as considering the commissioner viewpoint.

    Please click here to download the flyer for the programme and registration details, or contact lila.lebruin@imperial.nhs.uk directly.

    You can contact Edwina Brown directly e.a.brown@imperial.ac.uk with any ideas or comments abut the meeting.

  • 04 Dec

    Renal Disease and Pregnancy

    This new one-day course from Imperial College London aims to provide up-to-date and practical information for nephrologists, obstetricians and other clinicians caring for pregnant women with renal disease. It will include case-based presentations by experienced nephrologists and obstetricians including guest speaker Dr Michelle Hladunewich from Toronto, international expert on dialysis in pregnancy. There will be sessions on Planning for pregnancy, Antenatal care, Obstetrics and Shared decision-making.

    The course will be held at W12 Conferences on the Hammersmith Hospital site.

    Up to 6 CPD points may be claimed from the Royal College of Physicians, and with a reciprocal arrangement with other colleges within the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges.
     
    Please click here for the full programme.

  • 11 Dec

    Vascular Access for Dialysis

    The aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to set up, organise and provide a vascular access service. Using ultrasound, jigs and unembalmed cadaveric material, participants will acquire all the technical skills to efficiently assess suitability for and perform arterio venous fistulae. In addition, case-based discussion will be utilised to teach management of commonly encountered complications.

    External Links:

    https://www.rcseng.ac.uk/courses/course-search/vascular-access-for-dialysis

    Please click here for the flyer.

     

     

  • 11 Dec

    Renal Biopsy Cadaver Course

    Following a successful first event, this one day cadaver course will once again run in the state of the art, Clinical Anatomy Skills Centre (CASC), based within the University of Glasgow.

    Please find attached full details plus a link to the event page on the Royal College website http://www.rcpsg.ac.uk/events/items/renal-biopsy-cadaver-course.aspx


  • 12 Dec

    The Fourth International Symposium of the Lowe Syndrome Trust

    Please click here to view the invitation to attend the 2014 Lowe Syndrome Trust Symposium ‘Molecular and Clinical Advances in Lowe Syndrome’.

    More information on the symposium programme can be read here.

     

     


     

  • 25 Mar

  • 14 Apr

    9th Congress of the Vascular Access Society

    We are pleased to announce that the 9th Congress of the Vascular Access Society will take place on April 15-18, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain.

    Please click here for the Congress invitation letter from the two Congress Chairmen: Ramón Roca-Tey, M.D., PhD and Jose Ibeas, M.D., PhD.

    For more information please visit the Congress website a http://www.vas2015.org/

  • 18 Apr

    4th Preston Renal Biopsy Course

    For information on the programme and booking this course please click here.
  • 07 May

    Asia Pacific Cardiorenal Form 2015 - Save the date




    As you may be aware 2015 will see the Asia Pacific Cardiorenal Forum come to the Sydney, Australia. The mission of the Asia Pacific Cardiorenal Forum is to raise awareness and direct much needed attention to the clinical commonality that exists between patients with a primary cardiovascular or renal condition. This biennial Forum will bring together clinicians that are involved in the treatment of these patients with a view to furthering of education, sharing of knowledge all working towards future improved patient care.

    For further information click here or visit the website http://cardiorenal.com.au/

  • 27 May

    52nd ERA-EDTA Congress

    To find out more information on the 52nd ERA-EDTA Congress please visit the website at http://www.era-edta2015.org

     

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