Sustainable Kidney Care Committee

Introduction

The Sustainable Kidney Care Committee aims to develop and implement a framework to allow UK renal services to meet NHS net-zero ambitions and to mitigate their other environmental impacts through collaborative working with all members and component sections of the UKKA, national stakeholder organisations, the wider NHS, international partners and industry.

 

Membership

The Committee comprises:

  • The two co-chairs: a consultant nephrologist and a member of the multi-professional team
  • The Medical Director of the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare
  • A representative of the UKRR
  • Patient representation (including links to NKF and KCUK)
  • An SpR (links to the Renal SpR Club)
  • A renal technologist (links to the ART)
  • A renal pharmacist (links to the Renal Pharmacy group)
  • The Chair, Sustainable Healthcare Coalition
  • A renal nurse (links to ANN UK)
  • A paediatric nephrologist (links to BAPN)
  • A representative linking to the UKKRC (including KRUK)
  • A renal dietitian (links to Renal Nutrition Specialist Group)
  • General membership from expressions of interest to all UKKA members
  • Greener NHS representation/interface
     

Terms of Reference

 

Documentation

Committee Meeting 21 July 2021

Committee Workshop 23 June 2021

Committee Meeting 19 May 2021

Committee Meeting 29 March 2021

Guidelines

NICE accredited clinical practice guidelines 

Available here

23rd Annual Report

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

Read the report

UKRR AKI Report

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

Read the report