Renal Service

The Armadale Health Service provides a comprehensive Renal Service that includes:

  • pre-dialysis assessment and patient/carer education
  • renal dialysis – acute and chronic haemodialysis
  • dialysis access service - haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis
  • renal transplant assessment and renal transplant follow up
  • consultation liaison service to General Surgery, General Medicine, Psychiatry and Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • undergraduate/ post graduate teaching, training and research
  • Renal Palliative Care.

The service can be accessed by patients:

  • over the age of 16 with acute and chronic renal medicine needs requiring the care of a specialist Renal Physician
  • who are not expected to deteriorate or require high level intensive care
  • in end stage renal failure currently receiving renal dialysis (haemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis)
  • on home dialysis therapies requiring medical care for dialysis and non-dialysis related issues
  • presenting with dialysis access related problems
  • whose care have been transferred from a tertiary hospital by their consultant.

Visit the Renal Dialysis Unit page to learn more.

Last Updated: 28/02/2022