Expert commentators

Expert commentators

The following clinicians contributed to this briefing:

  • Deborah Livesey, GP partner, AWC Division of Modality Partnership, co-author on Shore et al. (2019) publication which was included in this briefing; won HSJ Award 2019 (November 2019) and is nominated for the British Medical Journal Diagnostics Team of the Year 2020 for this published study.

  • Hugh Gallagher, consultant nephrologist, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, did not declare any interests.

  • Jonathan Stephen Murray, consultant nephrologist, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria, chief investigator for the STOK (Self Testing Own Kidneys) study, ISRCTN registration number 68116915. Healthy.io provided 50┬áDip.io urine test kits and applications, and provided technology set up and training free of charge for this study only.

  • Donal O'Donoghue, professor of renal medicine, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Registrar, Royal College of Physicians.

Representatives from the following patient organisations contributed to this briefing:

  • Diabetes UK

  • Kidney Care UK.