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Kidney patient leaflets and support

Information about treatments for kidney failure

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Dialysis at home

Description:
This leaflet explains more about self-care and home dialysis treatments for kidney patients.

DrDoctor online booking

Description:
This leaflet gives information on how to book your appointment for pre-clinic blood tests, using DrDoctor.

Fistula thrombectomy in interventional radiology

Description:
This leaflet provides information about a fistula thrombectomy. It also explains the benefits, risks and any alternatives to the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Fistuloplasty in interventional radiology

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a fistuloplasty. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Kidney - Understanding the kidney transplant pool

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer some of your questions about matching, allocating and receiving a donated kidney.

Kidney care outpatient appointments - coronavirus

Description:
This leaflet gives information about your outpatient appointment with the renal team during the pandemic.

Your kidneys, your health

Description:
Guide for early stage chronic kidney disease including tests, treatments, looking after your kidneys, lifestyle changes and further information and support
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