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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.

Options for deceased donor kidney transplant for sensitised patients

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the options available to increase the chance of you receiving a deceased donor transplant, including antibody incompatible renal transplantation

Patience Ward

Description:
This sheet gives you information specific to Patience Ward. Patience Ward specialises in looking after patients who have kidney related conditions.

Peritoneal dialysis - having a peritoneal dialysis catheter inserted under local anaesthetic

Description:
This leaflet covers what you can expect when having a peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter inserted under local anaesthetic as a kidney patient.

Peritoneal dialysis - preparing for your peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about how to prepare for your peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter insertion.

Peritoneal dialysis - your training guide

Description:
This training guide is for people who have chosen PD as a treatment option, and it should be used as a basis for your PD training. It should be used together with the support, education and information given to you by the PD team.

Prostate tests explained

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the tests for prostate cancer.

Reimbursement of expenses for living kidney donors

Description:
This leaflet explains how to claim for reimbursement of expenses for living kidney donors or anyone undergoing investigations to assess their suitability to be a living kidney donor.

Renal rehabilitation

Description:
This leaflet gives information about the 12-week Renal Rehab Physiotherapy course.

Richard Bright Ward

Description:
This leaflet gives you more information about Richard Bright Ward and what you can expect when you come to hospital. Richard Bright Ward specialises in looking after patients who have kidney-related conditions.

Robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the robot-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy technique.
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