Transplant patient leaflets

 

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

Antibody incompatible kidney transplantation from a deceased donor

Description:
This leaflet explains more about antibody incompatible renal transplantation from a deceased donor. It will tell you why you were offered it, the benefits, risks and alternative treatments. It will give you an overview of the process form being referred to our clinic to follow-up after your kidney transplant.

Blood Group Incompatible Transplantation

Description:
A patient information leaflet on blood group incompatible kidney transplantation

HLA incompatible transplantation 4254

Description:
A patient information leaflet on HLA incompatible kidney transplantation.

Kidney - Robotic assisted kidney transplantation

Description:
This leaflet explains more about robot assisted kidney transplantation. It will tell you why you are being offered it, the benefits, risks and alternative treatments. It will give you an overview of the process from being referred to our clinic to follow-up after your kidney transplant.

Kidney - Social work support for kidney patients and their families

Description:
This leaflet offers information about the social workers in the kidney team and how they can help kidney patients and their families

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 donors information when leaving the hospital

Description:
Leaflet explaining your wound care, pain relief and general recovery after your operation to donate a kidney

Kidney patients - Psychology services

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the psychology team's role and the help they can offer to kidney patients.

Kidney transplant - Going home after your transplant

Description:
This leaflet provides useful information for you when leaving the ward after your transplant.

Kidney transplant from a deceased donor

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a kidney transplant from a donor that has died, including the benefits, risks, alternatives, and what you can expect at the time of the transplant.

Kidney transplantation guide

Description:
This booklet explains more about having a kidney transplant including the benefits, risks and any alternatives. It also provides information on what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Nephrectomy - Hand assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having a hand assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Prostate tests explained

Description:
Male transplant patients who have taken immune suppressing medication for over 10 years may be at risk of prostate cancer. However, it is not known whether or not this is different to the general population. Prostate cancer is diagnosed through a series of tests. 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.

Richard Bright Ward - Welcome

Description:
Information sheet giving you information specific to Richard Bright Ward, including meal times and ward rounds.
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