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This group is for:- Anyone experiencing kidney related problems and for their relatives/carers/friends etc throughout the Morecambe Bay area - Furness area / South Lakes / Kirkby Lonsdale / Morecambe / Lancaster and all areas in between

We offer:- friendly chat with people going through similar experiences, helping to feel that you are not on your own.

The opportunity to speak to people about everyday problems or worries which may crop up from first being aware that this type of ilness is going to affect your life.

Ideas and support with information to help people to achieve the best possible ways of helping themselves to live with a life-long problem.

A regular get-together for a light lunch away from a hospital situation.

A chance to meet with a lively friendly group who do not dwell on health problems but incorporate all interests and aspects of life.

Social Arrangements
Regular informal get-togethers are usually held 4-weekly (Generally on the second Thursday of each month at lunchtime). The venue is the Crooklands Hotel, Nr Kendal.

For more details please telephone the

KPA Helpline 01253 867999



For those who don’t want to travel from the West across to Crooklands, there is another smaller Support Group with similar aims and format

Furness District Support Group

Ron & Jude Turner would be very happy to greet new patients and carers at their monthly meetings at the

Duke of Edinburgh Hotel,

Abbey Road,


LA14 5QR


Lunchtime (12.30) on the first Tuesday of each month

For more info, please contact: the

KPA Helpline on 01253 867999