Survey on RA Guideline on renal care in pregnancy

 

We would like your feedback on the first UK guideline on renal disease in pregnancy, which has been commissioned by the UK Renal Association. The aim of the guideline is to improve and standardise the care of women with CKD who are planning a pregnancy, pregnant, or in the postpartum period.

The guideline has 97 statements that address the care of women with CKD prior to, during, and following pregnancy. These statements are divided in sections including structure of care, medication, pre-pregnancy and pregnancy care, renal transplantation, dialysis, lupus, diabetes and congenital abnormalities of the kidney and urinary tract. 

Via this survey (www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PregnancyCKD) your comments will inform the on going development of the guideline prior to publication in 2019. 

The survey is open to both patients and clinicians.

We would be grateful for your participation by Friday 30th November.
 
If you have any queries, please contact kate.wiles@kcl.ac.uk

With many thanks, 

Kate Wiles (on behalf of the Pregnancy and Renal Disease Guideline Group)
NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow in Obstetric Nephrology
King’s College London

New Patient Information Leaflets

 

The Renal Association’s Patient Information Sub-committee aims to develop and maintain a high quality patient information resource for use by kidney doctors, patients, families and carers in the UK. The work is carried out in partnership with Kidney Care UK

The first round of leaflets have now been published on the RA website. This includes a leaflet on Pregnancy and Chronic Kidney Disease to tie in with 2018’s World Kidney Day theme of Kidney Disease and Women’s Health and written by the Pregnancy and CKD Rare Disease Group.

Expressions of interest for new guidelines

 

We are seeking expressions of interest for Renal Association Members to write new guidelines on the following topics:

  • Medical management of stone disease
  • Pregnancy and renal disease

To apply, please send a statement of no more than one side of A4, explaining why you would like to do this, along with a completed Conflict of Interest Form to Melanie.Dillon@renalregistry.nhs.uk by Tuesday 23rd November.