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Course summary

Realising that you have advanced kidney disease can be life changing and frightening. Advanced kidney care clinics were set up to support patients through this phase by understanding the patient, providing extensive education and supporting them to make their best treatment choices. Join us for this new multi-disciplinary day looking at how to optimise the delivery of this vital phase of kidney care.

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A provisional programme for the symposium is now available.

Outcome aims

By the end of the symposium you will have learnt about:

  • Key outcome data which is available for this population as well as the data we should be collecting
  • Causes of and approaches to inequalities in this population
  • How to put the patient at the centre of decision making as they consider treatment options
  • How to widen choices and optimise care for patients with high BMI and for frailer older patients
  • The UKKA/KQuIP National Advanced Kidney Care Quality Improvement Project

You will also gain:

  • Top tips for managing common problems in these patients such as anaemia and fluid overload
  • Practical experience through a small group workshop matching real clinical cases to possible optimal treatment modalities.

If you have any questions, or would like to express your interest in the course, please contact us.

19-12 Advanced Kidney Care Symposium 8 Feb 2024 - register now

CPD Accreditation

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'Advanced Kidney Care Symposium' is subject to be approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) provides accreditation as a supportive process of evaluating the quality of clinical services and promotes quality improvement through highlighting areas of best practice and areas for change, encouraging the continued development of the clinical service.


This course has received endorsements from the following organisations.

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The European Renal Association

The European Renal Association (ERA) aims to reduce the burden of kidney disease by supporting basic and clinical research in the fields of clinical nephrology, dialysis, and renal transplantation.

ERA‘s endorsement is for the promotion of education in general, therefore the specific content of the event/course is the responsibility of the organiser.

More information about the ERA can be found on their website.

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The British Transplantation Society

The British Transplantation Society is the professional voice of transplantation in the UK, and looks to represents all professionals involved in transplantation in the UK.

More information about the British Transplantation Society can be found on their website.

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The UK Kidney Association

The UK Kidney Association is a professional body for the UK kidney community that represents people working in clinical renal care, treating and caring for people with kidney disease, those working in research, or related sciences and fields and all allied healthcare professionals as members.

More information about the UK Kidney Association can be found on their website.

Gold sponsor

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Baxter Healthcare

Baxter Healthcare works at the intersection between patients and healthcare practitioners with a range of specialties including renal care and surgical care alongside critical care, hospital care, and nutritional care.

More information about Baxter Healthcare can be found on their website.


We would like to extend our appreciation to the following sponsors who have provided sponsorship for the Advanced Kidney Care Symposium.

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Stanningley Pharma

Stanningley Pharma is a privately owned British healthcare company committed to developing products which improve the quality of life for patients in the context of a modernising NHS. The company’s primary interest is the provision of products for people with chronic kidney failure, but it also provides products in other specialist therapeutic areas within hospital medicine.

More information about Stanningley Pharma can be found on their website.

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CSL Vifor

CSL Vifor is a global leader in iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia therapies, with a history dating back to 1872, when pharmacist Caspar Friedrich Hausmann opened a pharmacy in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

More information about CSL Vifor can be found on their website.


Astellas is a pharmaceutical company based in Tokyo, Japan whose primary areas of research focuses on immuno-oncology, blindness and regeneration as well as research in gene-based therapies, mitochondrial-based therapies, and targeted protein degradation.

More information about Astellas can be found on their website.

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Chieisi is a biopharmaceutical group, based in Parma, Italy that focuses on developing medicines and services in neonatology, organ transplantation and rare diseases, alongside our treatments for respiratory conditions.

More information about Chieisi can be found on their website.

At this event

Heather  Brown

Consultant Nephrologist

Katie Vinen

Consultant Nephrologist

Jennifer Joslin

Clinical Research Fellow

Sharlene Greenwood

Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer

Jules Briggs

Senior Renal Physiotherapist

Rochelle  Blacklock

Clinical Lead Dietitian (Renal and Bariatric Surgery)

Event details

Fetal Medicine Research Institute
Fetal Medicine Research Institute, 16-20 Windsor Walk, SE5 8BB