Keeping you up to date with the latest exciting advances and discussions in nephrology

A very warm welcome from the editors

Welcome to the second issue of the Kidney Newsletter

In this newsletter you will find a wealth of information and resources to assist you in your day-to-day role:

A bank of
useful resources

A summary of
recent events

A concise list of the
latest publications

Whatever you may use this newsletter for, there is something for everyone.

In focus

Learn more about patient outcomes and perspectives as part of the Issue 2 ‘In focus’ section. See below for a bank of interesting, patient-focused materials, to gain further insights into the lives of patients and seek opinions from our experts on patient burden and care.

  • Key insights from our steering committee members on patient care and communication
  • A spotlight on patient outcomes
  • Useful patient cases and profiles
  • Patient testimonials
  • Additional useful resources

AAV, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic auto-antibody-associated vasculitis; CKD-aP, chronic kidney disease-associated pruritus; CKD-MBD, chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder; HK, hyperkalaemia

Images are not of real patients

Meet the Kidney Newsletter steering committee

Click the link below for an introduction to each member of the steering committee. These experts have helped to guide the content of the current issue, and will continue to provide their insights for future issues.

 Dr Hugo Diniz São João University Hospital Centre, Portugal

Dr Hugo Diniz
São João University Hospital
Centre, Portugal

 Dr Sandip Mitra  Manchester Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom

Dr Sandip Mitra 
Manchester Royal Infirmary,
United Kingdom

 Professor Volker Vielhauer LMU Klinikum, Germany

Professor Volker Vielhauer
LMU Klinikum,

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