Nicki Scholes-Robertson is a clinical Physiotherapist who received a live donor transplant in November 2014. Nicki established in 2013 a Renal support group in her town Armidale NSW which continues to meet monthly . In 2015 she received an Operation Angel award from KHA for her contribution to the Renal community . In 2017 Nicki walked 525km , the distance from her home to the RPA hospital to raise money and awareness for her local renal unit and RPATI. Earlier this year she joined the Beat-CKD Consumer advisory board and is an advocate for rural patients with ESRD .