The UK Kidney Association brings together over 1,000 doctors, scientists and multi-professional team members to lead the development of renal service delivery, research and quality improvement.

With competitive rates, online registration and renewal, and flexible rates for those who work less than full time, we welcome all kidney health professionals to take advantage of the benefits that UK Kidney Association membership offers:

Networking and contributing

  • Annual conference – UK Kidney Week

  • Clinical practice guidelines and commentaries

  • Clinical directors’ forum

  • Industry friends’ day

  • Clinical, academic and joint committees

  • Working groups


  • UK Kidney Week

  • Advanced Nephrology Course

  • BMC Nephrology’s article-processing charge

  • Other joint meetings

Prizes and awards

  • Raine award

  • Walls bursary

  • Lockwood award

  • Chandos, Osman and de Wardener lectures

Support for appraisal and revalidation

  • ACCEA citations

  • Mentoring scheme for newly appointed consultants

  • CPD credits


  • Archived abstracts and past lectures

  • Patient safety alerts, recommendations and guidelines

  • Patient information leaflets

  • Monthly news bulletins

  • Career opportunities

  • Future events and development opportunities


NICE accredited clinical practice guidelines 

Available here

25th Annual Report

Analyses about the care provided to patients at UK renal centres.

Read the report

2022 UKRR AKI Report

A report on the nationwide collection of AKI warning test scores. 

Read the report