Tagged: Kidney donors

How can donor rates be increased? : guest post - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Sep 17, 2012

I read the following in Kidney Health New Zealand’s annual report and with KHNZ and Paula Martin’s permission I have reproduced her great report.  I am thrilled to see such important research being undertaken and as you’ll read, Paula has great motivation.  Paula is a PhD Candidate in the Health Services Research Centre, School of Government, Victoria … Continue reading » … Read More

Sam Sam the kidney man - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Apr 23, 2012

Kidney recipients are brave and inspiring.  The following is an extract (used with permission) from the Autumn newsletter of Kidney Health New Zealand (www.kidney.co.nz). I am fortunate enough to know the specialists that helped this young man.  Admirable work – well done people. Sam’s story (benefactor of the John Velvin Trust) Hello, my name is … Continue reading » … Read More

Legends - Kidney Punch

John Pickering Apr 10, 2012

Kidney donors are legends.  The following is an extract (used with permission) from the Autumn newsletter of Kidney Health New Zealand (www.kidney.co.nz)   The Governor General Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, recently hosted an afternoon tea at Government House in Wellington to recognise living donors and acknowledge the gift they have given. … Continue reading » … Read More