Kathryn Griffith was a GP principal with Unity Health in York and for 20 years was a GP specialist in Cardiology at York Teaching Hospital FT. She is now CVD lead for Vale of York CCG and Secretary of the Primary care Cardiovascular Society.
She was a member of the KDIGO Guideline Development Group for the Update of the CKD Guideline, which was published in 2012 focusing particularly on the section on CKD and CVD. She is a member of the NICE CKD Update Group and the Anaemia Management in Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline Update Group.
In 2013 she was appointed the RCGP Clinical Champion for Kidney Care and was tasked with improving the understanding and management of CKD and AKI in the community. She was the chair of the HQIP National CKD Audit Project Board and a member of the National AKI Project Board.