I Volunteer: Brett Dowds

Today Brett is my guest blogger. He’s a Scottish guy in Wales and is an amazing example of what can grow out of volunteering, because he managed to get a job as a result of his experience! You can follow him on Twitter @Brettnay69. My voluntary work started with me being part of young adults […]

I Volunteer: Sarah Jones

Today’s guest blogger is Sarah. Sarah is a transplant recipient and has been involved in lots of volunteering and fundraising for various groups and charities since she was a young child. She has spent time as a Trustee for Live Life Give Life and has since started her own organisation, Share Your Wishes, which aims […]

I Volunteer: Chris Ingram

Since I wrote about how volunteering has empowered me to take ownership of my medical circumstances and use them for something positive, a few of you have said you’ve been thinking about doing something similar. This week is Volunteers’ Week, so I thought I would hand this blog over to some other fabulous people and […]

My Kidney Journey*:
5 Things I’ll Never Forget

A few weeks ago I was invited to be the patient speaker at a KQuIP event for medical staff here in North West England. Honestly, this was a bit of a daunting prospect, I’m not a confident speaker at the best of times, so the thought of standing up and doing a 20 minute presentation […]