National Services - Kidney Disease

The information shown below is specific to this long term health condition.

For additional important general information, please refer to the “Self Care and Support section.”

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Shropshire CCG - National Services - Self Care and Support

NHS Choices

The National Health Service (NHS) works to provide health care for everyone in the UK.

NHS Choices is the main patient focused web site and provides a vast amount of health information, recent news and videos.

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Introduction

This provides an overview of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Introduction

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Symptoms

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NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Symptoms

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Causes

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NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Causes

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Diagnosis 

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NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Diagnosis

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Treatment

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NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Treatment

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Prevention

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NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Prevention

NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Living with CKD

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NHS Choices - Kidney disease - Living with CKD

Patient.co.uk

Patient.co.uk is a UK health site and contains many health information leaflets, videos and discussion forums.

Patient.co.uk - Kidney disease

The Kidney disease section provides an overview of the condition with links to additional information.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Patient.co.uk - Kidney disease

The National Kidney Federation (NKF)

The largest kidney patient charity in the UK, run by kidney patients, for kidney patients.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

The National Kidney Federation (NKF)

NKF – Video library

This offers a library of videos from educational videos through to personal videos from patients and carers.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NKF – Video library

NKF - Information Leaflets

The National Kidney Federation is the largest provider of information leaflets to Kidney Patients in the UK.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NKF - Information Leaflets

NKF - Young@NKF

Young@NKF has been put together by young patients for young patients.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

NKF - Young@NKF

Kidney Research UK

Kidney Research UK is the largest funder dedicated to research into the causes and prevention of kidney disease.

Kidney Research UK - Health information

Kidney health information is a free web-based information service for kidney patients, their families and carers, as well as medical professionals and researchers.  

This includes sections on Treatments and management and Kidney health check and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s).

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Kidney Research UK - Health information

The British Kidney Patient Association (BKPA)

This is a charity working to improve the quality of life for adults and children with kidney disease.

BKPA - Patient Information - Factsheets

A wide range of medical sheets and information leaflets are available to help you understand more about kidney disease.  You can either download the leaflets or ask to have copies posted to you.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

BKPA - Patient Information - Factsheets

BKPA - Personal Stories

Read stories from people living with CKD.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

BKPA - Personal Stories

Urology Foundation

The Urology Foundation is committed to transforming the lives of people with a urology disease, like cancer, by investing in ground-breaking research, training and education.

For more information, click on the web link below to take you to the web site page:

Urology Foundation

Relevant Topics

 

Kidney disease

 

What is Kidney Disease?

Treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease

Living with Chronic Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease Services

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - Kidney Disease

National Services - Kidney Disease

 

 

Self Care and Support

Self Care and Support - Introduction

Self Care and Support - Aims

Shropshire Services & Support Groups - Self Care and Support

National Services - Self Care and Support

 

Wellbeing Plan (Care Plan)

Wellbeing Plan (Care Plan) - Information

Wellbeing Plan (Care Plan) - Document Sections