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 About Addenbrooke's Kidney Patients Association



AKPA was founded in 1975 by a small group of patients; we now have members throughout East Anglia and beyond. Our membership includes dialysis, pre-dialysis and transplant patients as well as relatives, friends, nursing and medical staff.


The main purpose of AKPA is to help improve the quality of life for patients at Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge who are suffering from kidney disease and to inform the public of patientsí needs. We are involved in a wide range of activities including occasional social events and talks by hospital staff on medical advances. The Association campaigns to improve conditions for kidney patients and to promote the Organ Donor Register.


AKPA is a registered charity; over 95% of funds raised go towards helping patients.




The AKPA Committee


Chairman Ralph Slattery
Vice Chair Sister Nicky Moncrieff
Treasurer Brian Wood
Newsflash Editor Brian Wood
Deputy Treasurer Andrew Collins
200 Club Janet Man
Website Richard Jarvis
NKF Representative Ralph Slattery
Communication Officer Andrew Norton
Raffle Ralph Slattery
Fundraising Janet Man
Staff Representative Sister Angela Green
Data Protection & Membership Ralph Slattery
Minutes Secretary
Christmas Cards Ralph Slattery
Committee Member Martin Harnor
Committee Member Sarah Rook
Committee Member Glen Smith




 Co-opted Committee Members


Co-opted Committee Member Suzi Turton



 Patient Representatives


Addenbrooke's Patient Representative Suzi Turton
West Suffolk Patient Representative John Smitherman Click here to email
Hinchingbrooke Patient Representative Shahzeda Kauser
Kings Lynn Patient Representative Colin Gant Click here to email








The AKPA website is provided by Addenbrooke's Kidney Patients for Addenbrooke's Kidney Patients and is for information purposes only. It should not be a substitute for professional medical advice,

examination, diagnosis or treatment. Do not disregard or delay seeking medical advice based on information on this site. If you have concerns, always seek the advice of one of the Renal Team

at Addenbrooke's before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Medical information and the staff in the Renal Department change occasionally and while AKPA make

efforts to continually update the content on the site, some information may be out of date. To advise us of incorrect information, please email


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