British Kidney Patient Association

The BKPA is the leading grant-giving charity for kidney patients in the UK. We work to improve the daily quality of life for kidney patients and their families.

  • - we’re the largest provider of patient grants to those on low income, helping with welfare and domestic costs
  • - we support numerous projects in renal units to help improve patient care and patient facilities
  • - we support national research projects that will help to improve quality of patient care, working for example with the British Renal Society and other kidney charities
  • - we offer patient information and support
  • - we fund short breaks and holidays for children, adults and their families
  • - we have a Facebook Group and active social media
  • - we have a counselling support line
  • - we stand up for your rights at a national level

Each year, we supply up to £2.5 million in grants. We fund five of the eight NKF/BKPA Advocacy Officers and often support local Kidney Patient Association activities and your members.

The BKPA is here to help you. To find out more about the BKPA visit our website.

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