The EDKPA is here to support 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).
We also have a specialised link with the Citizen's Advice Bureau which is funded by the EDKPA specifically for EDKPA patients. Help is available in a number of ways
► Benefits – what is available for renal patients ► Financial Help
► Employment ► Help with holidays
If you would like to be referred into the Citizen's Advice or need general advice, please contact our secretary Jean Aplin on 01884 254260 or via this site.
There is now a British Kidney patient Association counsellor available at the end of the telephone.
If you think that a telephone call wouldl help, 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