In September 2020 the NKF hosted a webinar, discussing home dialysis during Covid-19. During the webinar, it was revealed that patients who dialysed at home were at a substantially lower risk of contracting and dying of Covid-19, compared to people who dialysed in a hospital. The…

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Dialysis Treatments

Dialysis is a procedure to remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys stop working properly. It often involves diverting blood to a machine to be cleaned. Normally, the kidneys filter the blood, removing harmful waste products and excess fluid and…

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Home Haemodialysis

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Benefits of Nocturnal Dialysis By Matt Herbert. Some patients may feel nervous about deciding to switch to nocturnal haemodialysis, but for me it was a clear choice. I had been going to a centre to dialyse for 16 years, which took up a lot of…

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