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The Centre for Nephrology, Urology and Transplantation are delighted to be hosting their Renal Pregnancy Symposium (with CPD accreditation) this November.

Follow this link to get your tickets

Course Description

An annual symposium to showcase recent developments in Obstetric Medicine for Nephrologists, Obstetricians, Obstetric Physicians and Midwives. The course details evidence-based management for females with kidney disease who are pregnant or planning pregnancy, including the latest in assisted reproductive technology. In this platform, speakers from leading institutions in the UK and Europe will share their expert experiences.

Educational aims

The course will cover the following themes:

  • Pre-pregnancy Planning
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology for females with CKD
  • Obstetric Challenges & Midwifery care for high-risk complex females with CKD
  • Pregnancy care in specific renal conditions including transplant, dialysis, lupus and diabetes.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the one-day course, the attendees will have gained insight to:

  • Delivery of a shared decision-making approach to pre-pregnancy counselling
  • State-of-the-art technology for assisted reproduction
  • Evidence-based obstetric care in CKD
  • Superimposed pre-elcampsia in CKD

A full itinerary can be found below, as well as in the course programme.

11-01-24 renal pregnancy course

CPD Accreditation

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The Renal Pregnancy Symposium has been 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 also received endorsements from the following organisations.

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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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European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT)

The European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) was founded 40 years ago and is currently dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in organ transplantation

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

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The European Renal Association

The European Renal Association (ERA) aims to reduce the burden of chronic kidney disease by supporting basic and clinical research in the fields of clinical nephrology, dialysis, and renal transplantation. ERA organises annual congresses and supports fellowships, and CME courses.

NB: 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 European Renal Association 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.

At this event

Kate Bramham

Consultant Nephrologist at King’s College Hospital and Reader at King's College London.

Catherine  Nelson-Piercy

Consultant Obstetric Physician at Guy’s and St. Thomas’

Caroline  Ovadia

Clinical Senior Lecturer

Kate Wiles

Consultant Obstetric Physician

Matt Hall

Lead for the UK Pregnancy and CKD Rare Disease Group

Ippokratis Sarris

Director of King’s Fertility

Event details

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