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Kirkcaldy

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Address:

Victoria Hospital
Hayfield Road
KIRKCALDY

Post Code:

KY2 5AH


Patients were first dialysed here in 1995

This unit has 94 haemodialysis and 20 peritoneal dialysis patients

This unit has the following transplant centres:

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary

This centre has the following satellite units:

Dunfermline - Queen Margaret's Hospital

St Andrews Satellite Unit


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Telephone number:

01592 729225

Holiday dialysis enquiries:

01592 729225 (Caroline Glover)

Fax:

01592 729371

Email Address:

Unit website:

Trust website:

http://NHS Fife

Consultants:

Professor S.M. Wood
Dr K.S. Buck
Dr A.M. Alfonzo
Dr A. Doyle

Page administered by:

T McCafferty


About the unit

The Renal Service in Fife provides support to over 170 dialysis and 120 transplant patients.

The main Renal in-patient and out-patient facilities are based in Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.

Out-patient haemodialysis is also performed in satellite units at Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline (9 stations) and St Andrews Community Hospital (8 Stations).

General Nephrology and CKD (Low Clearance) clinics are sited in all units and transplant clinics are held in Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy.

Peritoneal dialysis (mainly APD) training is done either in VHK or at home by the Community team who are based in Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.

Transplantation is based in Edinburgh.


Research and special expertise

The unit participates in multi-centre studies such as SHARP and DOPPS.





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