ASSIST-CKD News

ASSIST-CKD Learning Exchange Event

December 4, 2017

The purpose of this meeting was to work with and encourage sites along the path to long-term independence by creating the foundation of a network for innovation, spread and sustainability. We hope you enjoyed your visit to Austin Court in Birmingham and found discussions useful. Copies of each presentation can be located at https://assist-ckd.org/events/birmingham2017/

ASSIST-CKD poster presented at UK Kidney Week (June 2017)

July 7, 2017

Poster presented during the 2017 UK Kidney Week conference in Liverpool by Hugh Gallagher (Clinical Lead) and Ian Stott (Doncaster)

PDF of poster – ASSIST_CKD_A0_Poster_UKKW_FINAL_small

Newsletter (Issue 4) April 2017

April 21, 2017

Welcome to the fourth ASSIST-CKD project newsletter designed to update you all with the project’s progress, share hints and tips from participating sites and keep you informed on how the project is being promoted through conferences and publications. We would really welcome your feedback to help ensure there is something for everyone in the newsletter and to start to build up a project community. In this issue there is news about adoption of the system throughout Wales, an update on the new version 4 software and web portal, a case study from Doncaster as well as the usual updates from various workstreams.

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Newsletter – Issue 3

April 28, 2016

Welcome to the third ASSIST-CKD project newsletter designed to update you all with the project’s progress, share hints and tips from participating sites and keep you informed on how the project is being promoted through conferences and publications. We would really welcome your feedback to help ensure there is something for everyone in the newsletter and to start to build up a project community. Putting together a cohesive business case to local commissioners to ensure ongoing funding is key to the principles of ASSIST-CKD being adopted within routine practice beyond the project itself. Amjid Ali, has used his unique insight and experience to help with the model produced. He also spoke at the event in Bristol referred to later in the newsletter, and received some very positive feedback to his talk…

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Newsletter – Issue 2

December 20, 2015

Welcome to the second ASSIST-CKD project newsletter designed to update you all with the project’s progress, share hints and tips from participating sites and keep you informed on how the project is being promoted through conferences and publications. We would also encourage you to give us some feedback to help ensure there is something for everyone in the newsletter and to really start to build up a project community. Four of the first wave sites are now reporting on eGFR graphs having started this Autumn. The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Wirral University Teaching Hospital. Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. NHS Lanarkshire & Monklands Hospital, Airdrie are just getting ready to go having had some IT system challenges to overcome. The next wave of sites to start in the New Year are: Newcastle and Northumbria Liverpool and Aintree Southend, Newry, Northern Ireland Ulster, Northern Ireland…

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Newsletter – Issue 1

September 28, 2015

Welcome to the first ASSIST-CKD project newsletter. We plan to issue these on a regular basis as a way of updating you all with the project’s progress, sharing hints and tips from participating sites and keeping you up to date with how the project is being promoted through conferences and publications. We also welcome feedback and hope to include a ’View from the Coalface’ section in future editions where we will feature a particular site. We have started! The 4 renal units (5 labs) randomised to start in the first step have either finished or are just completing their final on-site IT testing, lab staff training and competency assessment, and will be commencing live reporting by the end of September. The Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Wirral University Teaching Hospital Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust NHS Lanarkshire & Monklands Hospital, Airdrie. We have been busy over the last 3 months finalising a supporting suite of materials which will be available to all sites…

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