Renal Patient Information

Clinical Psychology Service for Renal & Transplant Patients

For many people, having chronic kidney health problems is a difficult experience to face.

Haemodialysis fistula or graft access

This leaflet tells you about the operation to make a fistula for haemodialysis treatment and how to protect your fistula/graft after surgery. 

Looking after yourself whilst you are receiving kidney treatment

Living with a long term health condition can have an impact on your emotional wellbeing.

Mycophenolate and pregnancy: Information for men and women

Mycophenolate is widely prescribed to prevent transplant rejection as well as other auto-immune diseases.

New Onset Diabetes After Transplant (NODAT)

This leaflet is designed to help you understand the diagnosis of NODAT (New Onset Diabetes After Transplant), a condition experienced by some people after having a kidney transplant.

Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion

The peritoneum is a natural membrane that lines the organs in the abdomen (tummy area). 

The importance of eating well in hospital

Everyone who comes into hospital is checked for risk of malnutrition. 

Renal Patient Information