The EDKPA is here to help you
If you're new to sialsis, we'd recommend talking with your doctor of unit nurse about the options. There are some useful links below which have good advice about type of dislysis, and whether to go ahead or not.
For a good oversight, see the Kidney Research page here
Kidney Research also have an excellent booklet 'Dialysis: making the right choices for you'. You can order it here (we are waiuting for multiple copies to be made avaibale).
EDKPA Benefits Advisors
Your Patients’ Association supports the work of Jill, our support worker. We also have a specialised link with the Citizen's Advice Bureau which is funded by the EDKPA specifically for Kidney patients. Help is available in a number of ways
► Benefits – what is available for renal patients ► Financial Help
► Employment ► Help with holidays
Jill understands the specific issues of renal patients and she is here to help you with any of the above (and more). You can also contact her if you would like to apply for a grant from your Patients’ Association or other renal or occupational charity.
You can contact Jill via this site or leave messages Monday to Friday,9 am – 5 pm on 01392 402244/5
There is now a British Kidney patient Association counsellor available at the end of the telephone.
If you think that a telephone call will help, the line is available Jill is extremely busy with cases, so please try the BKPA helpline:
Contact Jacquie on Tel 01420 541424
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or visit thier website for more details http://www.britishkidney-pa.co.uk/contact-us