Understanding Kidney Health with ITN The National Kidney Federation and ITN Business partner to produce ‘Understanding Kidney Health’ The National Kidney Federation have partnered with ITN Business to produce ‘Understanding Kidney Health’, a news-style programme featuring clinicians, stories of patients, the loved ones who care for them, plus highlighting vital work being done by the National Kidney Federation. Anchored by Sharon Thomas, the first instalment of this series takes a deeper dive into the work being done by organisations and individuals in the industry to raise awareness of kidney disease, and to improve detection, treatment and outcomes. To watch the full ITN Business x National Kidney Federation programme in full, please view the below video.Understanding Kidney Health - Full Programme Clips from the programme Below are clips from the programme including…An introduction to the programme, 'Understanding Kidney Health' with ITN Anchor, Sharon Thomas. Pete Revell’s interview, the National Kidney Federations’ Head of Marketing and Fundraising, with ITN Anchor Sharon Thomas, explaining the vital work being done by the NKF charity, campaign work and the valuable support that the charity offers kidney patients and their families. Global medical technology company BD, feature its commitment to kidney patient care with the use of new minimally invasive technology that provides kidney patients with an additional dialysis access option, this is the first significant advancement in dialysis access for more than 50 years. Kirit Modi MBE, Honorary President of the National Kidney Federation, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on organ donation and transplantation in the UK, how the nation can recover from this, and the barriers to donating organs among ethnic minority communities. An exclusive clip highlights how CKD can impact young lives and the benefits of home dialysis for both patients and their families. In this film we are joined by ITN Reporter, Catherine Jacob, five year old Shaemus and his mum Sarah Lincoln, Kidney Medicine Consultant from Salford Royal Hospital, Dr Rosie Donne and NKF Ambassador, Hattie Stiff. Maddy Warren, a familiar face in the kidney community, who has inspired many people living with kidney disease, spoke to Sharon Thomas at ITN Studios to share more about her journey and how home dialysis has changed her life. Global medical and pharmaceutical device company, B.Braun discusses its patient-centric approach. Through their work with the NHS they are committed to improving the patient experience with the use of plastic cannulas, easing discomfort for kidney patients during access procedures and Haemodialysis. A goodbye message from Reporter Sharon Thomas, including more information on National Kidney Federation.