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:


09.50 – 10.00


David Marshall, Chair NKF


10.00 – 10.20

NKF Update



10.20 – 10.45

Creating access and Transplantation

Rowland Storey


10.45 – 11.10

The Role of a Holiday Coordinator



11.10 – 11.40

Coffee Break



11.40 – 12.05

Home Hemodialysis from a patients perspective

Patient TBC


12.05 – 12.30

Kidney Patient Involvement Network (KPIN)

David Coyle


12.30 – 13.30

Lunch break



13.30 – 14.15

Empowering patients by shared decision making in their dialysis journey



14.15 – 14.40


14.40 – 15.10

Coffee Break



15.10 – 15.40

Establishing a Peer Support Scheme: a Partnership Approach

Kirit Modi and Hope Clayton


15.40 – 15.50




18.45 for 19.30

Dinner followed by Motivational Speaker and Disco



16.00 – 16.45

Council Meeting