Derek Gray (1950-2017) Sir Peter J Morris pays tribute to one of Oxford’s outstanding academic surgeons who brought great renown to the department in the field of pancreatic islet transplantation. In 1976 I was interviewing several applicants for the post of Senior House Officer on the new Renal Transplant Unit of the Nuffield Department […]
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NHSBT recently launched a funding application call for Behavioural research; please see links below for your information. Applications close on the 22nd September 2017
Dear Colleagues, Thank you to everyone who attended the 2017 BRS Conference and to all who provided helpful feedback. This will be invaluable is helping us to plan future meetings. In addition, we would like to get views about future meetings from a broad range of people across the UK renal community. I would therefore […]
Kidney Research UK is pleased to announce the availability of educational bursaries to support the dissemination of research into renal transplantation at European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) Congress 2017. For eligibility criteria and more details please follow this link: Closing date for applications 4 August 2017.
Alan Ting (1943-2017) Alan Ting who was one of a number of outstanding scientists in the field of histocompatibility and a prominent member of the BTS in the past died suddenly in April 2017. Alan Ting was born in Sydney Australia and after schooling he undertook an Honours degree in Zoology graduating BSc Hons. […]
Download the full report and read a synopsis by Fiona Loud, co-author Kidney Health: Delivering Excellence, co-chair Kidney Health Partnership Board.
“The BTS has submitted a response to the Scottish government’s consultation on legislation on organ donation. The response includes results of the ‘opt out’ survey undertaking at Congress, in which 66% of respondents favour a change in legislation. The response has been written by Antonia Cronin, as Chair of the Ethics Committee, and has agreement […]
Dear BTS member, As you will be aware, the pioneer of transplantation Thomas Starzl died at the weekend. I am very grateful to Professor Sir Roy Calne for agreeing to write an obituary for the society members, and for writing such a heartfelt piece from someone who knew Tom. Please take time to read it […]
The first ‘Getting it Right First Time’ (GIRFT) report, published by Professor Tim Briggs suggested that changes could be made to improve pathways of care, patient experience, and outcomes – with significant cost savings, and this approach now forms a key part of the roll-out of the recommendations in Lord Carter’s report (February 2016) in […]