Rare Disease Group

To improve our understanding of kidney stone formation in Cystinuria, develop best practice in the care of patients with this condition and to develop new ways to prevent and treat Cystinuria.

  • Building up a national patient registry through RaDaR
  • Establishment of a national genetic Cystinuria screening service
  • Developing patient information material on Cystinuria
  • Development of new molecular models to understand why and how Cystinuria develops

Cystinuria UK

The latest Cystinuria Patient Day took place on Saturday March 30th 2019 at Guy’s Hospital, London For more information please visit

Events have previously taken place in London (2014), Bristol (2015) Newcastle (2016) and London (2017). 

  • Richard Coward, Paediatric Nephrologist, Bristol Children’s Hospital RDG Co-Lead
  • Hannah Rhodes, Paediatric Surgeon and PhD Fellow, Bristol Children’s Hospital and Bristol University
  • John Sayer, Physician, Newcastle
  • Sarah Smithson, Geneticist, Bristol Children’s Hospital
  • Kay Thomas, Adult Urologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital RDG Co-Lead
  • Charlie Tomson, Physician, Southmead Hospital, Bristol
  • Maggie Williams, Senior Scientist Genetics, Southmead Hospital, Bristol
  • Mark Woodward, Paediatric Urologist, Bristol Children’s Hospital


NICE accredited clinical practice guidelines 

Available here

25th Annual Report

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

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2022 UKRR AKI Report

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

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