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Castle Vale satellite renal unit

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Address:

Maybrook business park
6 Maybrook Road
SUTTON COLDFIELD

Post Code:

B76 1AL


Patients were first dialysed here in 2004

This unit has the following transplant centres:

Birmingham Queen Elizabeth Hospital

This centre is a satellite unit of Birmingham Heartlands


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Telephone number:

0121 685 5227

Holiday dialysis enquiries:

Aileen Salter - 0121 424 0158

Fax:

n/a

Email Address:

renal@heartofengland.nhs.uk

Unit website:

Trust website:

http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk/

Consultants:

Dr Steve Smith
Dr Hugh Rayner
Dr Mark Temple
Dr Mark Thomas
Dr Indy Dasgupta
Dr Jyoti Baharani
Dr Vijay Suresh

Page administered by:

Lee.Hollingworth@nhs.net


About the unit

The Department of Renal Medicine undertakes the care of patients with kidney conditions of all kinds including acute renal failure, end stage renal failure and kidney transplants.

The Haemodialysis Unit is one of eight in the West Midlands. The catchment population is difficult to establish because of irregular referral patterns but probably represents one quarter of the West Midlands population of 5.2million.

There are seven Consultants in Renal Medicine, Drs Steve Smith, Hugh Rayner, Mark Temple, Mark Thomas, Indy Dasgupta, Vijay Suresh and Jyoti Baharani. Katy Dale is currently the Directorate Manager. Technical services are supervised by Rob Millard.

Renal replacement therapy consists of haemodialysis (in the main hospital unit, the Solihull, Runcorn Road,and Castle Satellite Unit and at Victoria Hospital, Lichfield), home haemodialysis and CAPD. Transplantation is carried out at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and Walsgrave Hospital, Coventry. In total currently there are approximately 430 dialysis and 150 transplant patients under supervision.

As well as nursing staff in each clinical area, community nursing staff support patients on home haemodialysis and CAPD. There is also a pre-dialysis education service. The Department has its own Dieticians.

The unit is committed to providing the best quality patient care.

Number of haemodialysis patients = 82.


Research and special expertise

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