Certificate of compliance

Kidney Patient Guide

is in compliance with the HONcode

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16 Years

Certificate validity 17 Aug 2016 - Aug 2017

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HONcode identification number:

HONConduct279327

Date of initial review:

02 Sep 1999

Certificate validity

17 Aug 2016 - Aug 2017

Date of last visit:

17 Aug 2016
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Attribution
Articles were written by Dr Peter Rutherford, a healthcare professional at University of Wales College of Medicine, and Al Brookes, a freelance patient information consultant.
 

(13 Aug 2016) - Link

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The forum is moderated by the team who initially established the Kidney Patient Guide and a group of volunteers.

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The content provided by Kidney Patient Guide is for information purposes only and is in no way intended to be a substitute for medical examination.
 

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IMPORTANT NOTE: The forum is not for queries that would otherwise be addressed to a doctor. If you have a question about your condition or treatment please consult your renal unit or doctor. We do not have any editorial or medical resources to answer individual queries.

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Messages are not checked before they are published, so please make sure your messages are polite, respectful and on-topic before you post. Please remember this is a public forum and any posts you make will be available for all to see.

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The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Articles were written by Dr Peter Rutherford, a healthcare professional at University of Wales College of Medicine, and Al Brookes, a freelance patient information consultant.
 

(13 Aug 2016) - Link

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If you provide health or medical information which is not from personal experience, it is required that you provide a suitable reference for the information (such as a link, or details of the publication where the information was found).

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Content Last Updated: 13th August 2012.
Page Last Updated: 13th August 2012.
Home PageThe KPG forumKPG T-Shirts
 

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by Nonna View the latest post
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:45 pm

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Users must only post information which is true and correct to their knowledge.

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Email Us
 

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The KPG receives no funding from third parties. It was established in 1999 following a Science on Stage and Screen Award from The Wellcome Trust. Since this grant ran out in 1999, the KPG has been maintained by the companies and organisations involved in creating the site (Visit our credits page) and time kindly donated by our volunteer forum moderators.
 

(13 Aug 2016) - Link

The Kidney Patient Guide (KPG) does not host or receive funding from advertising.
 

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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