Most kidney patients want to be involved in their treatment to some degree. To be involved and make decisions you need information. The best source of information is your kidney care team so don’t hesitate to ask questions.
However, sometimes people just want that extra bit of information to supplement what the professionals tell them. There is a wealth of kidney information available; this page signposts you to just some of the resources.
Information about kidney and transplant services.
Also a list of kidney patient leaflets, many of which can be downloaded.
For information about kidney disease and treatment options. Created by kidney professionals and patients
The NKF holiday pages
Information about UK dialysis holidays
Tel: 01509 808 668
Information about dialysis holidays abroad
Has a huge amount of information on all the different kidney diseases, treatments, and more.
Helpline: 0845 601 02 09
British Kidney Patient
For information and financial support www.britishkidney-pa.co.uk
For information and research updates
Citizens Advice bureau
Gov.UK (government service & information)
PKD Charity (polycystic kidney disease)
NHS Choices (healthcare information)
Smokefree (how to quit smoking)
Rare Kidney Diseases
‘Rediscovering Food and
Recipe book for kidney patients
Recipe book created by Guy’s and St Thomas’ for kidney patients, available as a downloadable PDF
NHS Blood and Transplant
Information about organ donation and transplantation
Transplant Sport UK
Information about the UK and World Transplant Games
blood and other
You need to register via your renal unit.
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The GSTTKPA has created this directory of links for all those interested in kidney healthcare. GSTTKPA does not take responsibility for the content of other sites.