40 Years and Beyond

Come and join us in this year’s annual patients’ event which will be held at Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport

Taking place from the 4th to the 5th October 2019, we have an extremely inspiring programme in place for you, all taking place within Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport.

Many of our delegates who wish to participate in this incredible event take away a brilliant experience that provides the opportunity to meet with hundreds of fellow patients and professionals. Delegates also have the opportunity to witness some heart-warming speeches from patient’s and also experience talks from influential speakers from the renal world.

The first 100 kidney patients to book the Friday supper get it FREE!

Thank you to our main event sponsors:         

In order to book for this year's event, please contact the office on 01909 544999
or download our Booking Form Here.

Below is a programme of the weekend:



What’s happening



19.00 – 23.00

Social evening with hot buffet, and entertainment

Sponsored by:
Stanningley Pharma


09.50 – 10.10

Welcome and NKF Update

David Marshall, Chair NKF

10.10 - 10.20

NKF Celebrity Cookbook

Lawrence Keogh


10.20 – 10.45

Creating access and Transplantation

Rowland Storey


10.45 – 11.10

Fistula Bleeds

Terry Sopp


11.10 – 11.40

Coffee Break

 Sponsored by Fresenius


11.40 – 12.05

Home Hemodialysis from a patients perspective

Enoch Saffo


12.05 – 12.30

Kidney Patient Involvement Network (KPIN)

David Coyle

Andy Henwood


12.30 – 13.30

Lunch break



13.30 – 14.15

Empowering patients by shared decision making in their dialysis journey

Jean Featherston

Michelle Barber

Angela Wood


14.15 – 14.40

Update form the UK Renal Nutrition Group

Bruno Mafrici

Tina Dilloway


14.40 – 15.10

Coffee Break

 Sponsored by Fresenius


15.10 – 15.40

Establishing a Peer Support Scheme: a Partnership Approach

Kirit Modi 

Hope Clayton


15.40 – 15.50

 Close of Event



18.45 for 19.30

Dinner followed by Motivational Speaker and Disco



16.00 – 16.45

Council Meeting