Lockdown Blues

Lockdown Blues

Lockdown Blues Hi All, first let me say that I hope you are all doing the best you can during these crazy times we find ourselves in. I, like so many people during the first 3 months was unable to leave my flat at all and was finding that difficult as we all were. My[…]

Dialysis Away From Base – COVID-19 Guidance

Joint statement from professional and patient societies on dialysis away from base. With the decrease in the number of individuals with COVID-19 in the UK and the changes in national guidance including lifting of lockdown and a focus on individualised risk assessment we have been asked to provide a guidance statement on dialysis away from[…]

COVID-19 Q&As

COVID-19 Q&As from Dr Hameed Anijeet at Royal Liverpool Hospital COVID summary. Virus is spread primarily from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth, which are expelled when a person with COVID-19 coughs, sneezes, or speaks. Virus does not travel far which is why the current social distancing guideline is being[…]

Scrub Hub

Scrub Hub

BOLTON SCRUB HUB The Scrub Hub blog was written by Caroline Morrell, a new dialysis patient at the Bolton unit and also a member of Bolton Scrub Hub Few will forget the UK viral pandemic of Covid 19 in 2020 for many reasons. Those who became the essential workers keeping the country running, the NHS[…]

The travelling kidney…

The travelling kidney…   Gold standard, super duper insurance… Check Drugs squashed into their smallest transportable form…Check Clinic letters crumpled in my hand luggage…Check What could go wrong?? Believe it or not, getting sick abroad is practically my forte. I’m so good at it I can usually manage a hospitalisation in every country I visit.[…]

Slight return

Emotions and Music (slight return)

Introduction A few years ago I wrote a blog on how music could trigger emotions in us and that particular pieces of music were often linked to specific memories. (Emotions and Music). Cristina recently shared a link on Twitter to the original blog and challenged me to add a few more pieces of music. In[…]

Summer 2019

Complementary Therapy Blog – Summer 2019

Complementary Therapy Blog Summer 2019   A Huge Welcome to Yui May Cheung who is based at Salford, she will be aiming to get in on Wednesday mornings to do therapies for the dialysis patients. Welcome back Kathyrn who is a returning therapist at Wigan. Kathryn will be going into Wigan Dialysis Unit on Thursday[…]

Shirley and her CaMKIN experience

Shirley and her CaMKIN experience

Blog from a CaMKIN member, Shirley and her CaMKIN experience. I first heard of “CaMKIN” through a mutual friend so I requested to join the group, which led me to attending the Coffee and Cake meet up on 29.06.19 at Café Lucaya in Liverpool. I attended the group event and was really happy to meet[…]

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