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Airdrie - Monklands Hospital

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Address:

Monklands Hospital

Post Code:

ML6 0JS


Patients were first dialysed here in 1987

This unit has 196 haemodialysis and 18 peritoneal dialysis patients

This unit has the following transplant centres:

Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit


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Monklands Hospital


Telephone number:

01236-712643

Holiday dialysis enquiries:

Liz Kinstrie or Elly Muir 01236-712776

Fax:

01236-713179

Email Address:

jamie.traynor@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk

Unit website:

http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/monklands/

Trust website:

http://www.nhslanarkshire.co.uk/Homepage.htm

Consultants:

Dr WGJ Smith
Dr MF Hand
Dr IR Shilliday
Dr CE Nolan
Dr Jamie Traynor

Page administered by:

Jamie Traynor


About the unit

The Renal Unit based at Monklands Hospital, Airdrie, provides the majority of care required for people living with kidney disease within North and South Lanarkshire which has a catchment area of approximatley 650,000 people.

The Unit Nurse Manager is (Carol Andrews 01236 712644)

Services Provided
Acute in-patientSenior Ward nurse(Carol Andrews 01236 712643)
We have 17 in-patient beds dedicated to the care of patients with acute kidney problems as well as patients on long-term dialysis who become unwell. 2 of our single rooms are equipped to be used as high-dependency where we can monitor patients with arterial lines and administer CPAP.

Haemodialysis (Betty Hill 01236 712645)
We have 42 Stationed Haemodialysis stations and offer two dialysis shifts per day. About one third of our patients receive post-dilutional HDF with the rest treated with standard HD (mostly high flux dialyser). The number of those receiving HDF is steadily rising.

Peritoneal dialysis (Lisa McCarroll 01236 712648)
We have a small but successful PD programme. We have clinics every 2 weeks.

Clinics
We have several general nephrology clinics per week on the Monklands site as well as a general nephrology clinic once a week at Hairmyres and Wishaw (Fridays)
In addition, we also have a hypertension clinic and have a diabetes/renal clinic every 2 weeks on the Monklands site. A diabetes/renal clinic has started at Hairmyres since 2008 and this also runs every 2 weeks.

Kidney and pancreas transplantation (Charrie Bradley 01236 712645)
Kidney transplants are carried out at Glasgow Western Infirmary, and combined kidney-pancreas transplants at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Follow-up is transferred to our clinic at one year post-transplant. Transplant patients are reviewed by senior staff at our weekly clinic.


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