Diploma/MSc in Renal Transplantation Science

Dear Colleagues, We have opened the registration for the next diet. Module 1 commences on Monday 29/10/18. I would like to inform you that only 70 places are available this round. Priority is for those who complete their registration (the application form, copy of qualifications, evidence of experience in addition …

Life Threatening Bleed: Improving Patient Safety

The BRS  Vascular Access Special Interest Group and Vascular Access Society of Britain & Ireland (VASBI)  launch new recommendations and resources to prevent a life threatening bleed from dialysis access. Due to several reported incidents of life-threatening bleeds (LTB) from arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) and grafts (AVG) these two groups have …

ANN UK – New Association

BRS are pleased to announce the formation of a new organisation the Association of Nephrology Nurses (ANN UK) ANN UK is a non-profit making membership organisation that aims to provide support for registered and non-registered nurses through education, research, evidence-based practice and by setting national standards for nurses working in …

BSH are excited to announce the publication of two new guidelines

BSH Guideline: Investigation and management of a raised serum ferritin Serum ferritin level is one of the most commonly requested investigations in both primary and secondary care. Whilst low serum ferritin levels invariably indicate reduced iron stores, raised serum ferritin levels can be due to multiple different aetiologies, including iron …