charity Registration No. 270869
The Young Adult Clinic supports teenagers and young adults facing kidney failure, living with dialysis or managing their health pre and post kidney transplantation.
The clinic brings together young people in a similar situation, harnessing the power of peer support, this unique community helps young people cope through diagnosis, treatment, transplantation and recovery.
Being able to relate to someone else young, who’s been through the process is priceless. It helps give confidence and realization that you are not alone.
Through community clinics outside the hospital setting in such places as youth clubs and sports centers, the clinic aims to normalize healthcare and make attending hospital less of a worry.
Registered Charity No. 1127314
Transplant Sport was founded in 1978 by Maurice Slapak CBE, Consultant Surgeon, who brought together his patients and other transplant recipients to hold the first Transplant Games in Portsmouth.