Welcome to Haemodialysis at the Royal Free London kidney units

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The purpose of this booklet is to welcome you to the service and to help prepare you to start haemodialysis. In this booklet, we cover most of our commonly asked questions, take you through an average haemodialysis treatment and give you some information on each of our units and the other services offered.

Read our patient leaflets and publication

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Renal young adult support service

Care of your central venous catheter

Bleeding from your fistula and care advice card

Peer support for kidney patients

North Central London chronic kidney disease service

Information about acute kidney injury (AKI)

General advice: How to look after your kidneys

Eating well for your kidneys

Advice for kidney patients: Eating with a small appetite

Live donor advocate

Smoking and kidney function

 Can I have a kidney transplant?

Recovering from kidney surgery

Being a living kidney donor

Kidney donation – living donors

Kidney donation – could I be a living donor?

Paired kidney donation

Kidney donors: Reimbursement of expenses

Altruistic kidney donation

Specialist centre for kidney cancer

Robotic assisted laparoscopic nephro-ureterectomy

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