Member invited for ABCD-UKKA Committee

Joining Forces to Transform Diabetic Kidney Disease Care: Inviting Members for the ABCD-UKKA Committee

The ABCD-UKKA Committee stands at the forefront of revolutionising care for individuals affected by Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) in the UK. Comprising dedicated professionals in Renal Medicine and Diabetes/Endocrinology, this joint Committee is actively seeking passionate individuals to join its ranks.

What's the Opportunity?

Expressions of interest are now open for a member position on the ABCD-UKKA Committee. This role presents an incredible chance for professionals to actively shape and influence the landscape of DKD care in the UK.

Responsibilities and Initiatives

Members of the ABCD-UKKA Committee play pivotal roles in various initiatives aimed at enhancing care:

  • Guideline Development: Crafting and regularly updating treatment guidelines with a specific focus on healthcare services and licensed medicines in the UK.
  • Conference Organization: Spearheading a joint ABCD-UKKA conference held biennially in the UK.
  • Supporting Symposia: Contributing to DKD-focused symposia at specialist society meetings, such as Diabetes UK.
  • Expert Input: Providing expertise for consultations and comments on DKD-related matters, including bodies like NICE.
  • Media Engagement: Offering expert commentary for media items concerning DKD.
  • Support for Trainees: Ensuring comprehensive grounding in both specialties (Renal Medicine and Diabetes/Endocrinology) and promoting knowledge of collaborative practices among trainees.

Term and Continuation

Successful candidates typically serve a three-year term, with the possibility of extending for a second term.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can contact Prof Indranil Dasgupta for an informal discussion about the role.

Applications should be sent to, accompanied by a letter outlining why joining the committee is sought after.


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