Swansea University will be hosting the Kidney Wales Awards at the new Swansea Bay Campus on the evening of 28th of June.
Professor Ceri Phillips of the College of Human and Health Sciences of the University said ‘We welcome Kidney Wales who recently celebrated 50 years of work and especially on campaigns for organ donation and changing the laws in Wales and the UK and the new Pioneering Awards.’
Kidney Wales is working in partnership with The Health and Wellbeing Academy at Swansea University which has been hosting Young Adult Workshops on improving the wellbeing of young patients.
Raj Aggarwal the Chair of Kidney Wales said ‘Our Kidney Wales Can Do Project has held a ground breaking conference and has will have held six valuable workshops in 2018. We aim to work closely with Young Adults in ensuring the psychological effects of chronic kidney disease are considered and researched.’
Mr Aggarwal added, ‘We will announce and present on the evening the award of the Rhodri Morgan Life Ethics Fellowship and the John Salaman Travelling and Excellence Scholarship in honour of the memory of two outstanding Patrons of the Charity.’
The Awards will cover dialysis units and health professionals from all parts of Wales. It will follow the University’s separate launch of the Life Ethics and organ Donation Centre earlier that evening.