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Taunton Dialysis Centre

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Address:

Creech Castle
Bathpool
Taunton

Post Code:

TA1 2DX


Patients were first dialysed here in 1995

This unit has the following transplant centres:

Plymouth - Plymouth Dialysis Unit

Bristol Southmead -

This centre is a satellite unit of Exeter Kidney Unit - Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital


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Taunton Dialysis Centre


Telephone number:

01823 424510

Holiday dialysis enquiries:

Fax:

01823 424519

Email Address:

Unit website:

http://www.kidney.org.uk/holidays/FMC_map2.html

Trust website:

Consultants:

Dr Chris Mulgrew (Exeter)
Dr Duncan Whitehead (Exeter)

Page administered by:

Chris Mulgrew


About the unit

Taunton Dialysis Centre is a BBraun-run haemodialysis unit, commissioned by Specialist commissioners in Somerset. This service for local patients moved to its newly-refurbished location at Creech Castle in September 2008. All but a few patients have their medical care supervised by staff from the Exeter Kidney Unit.

There are currently 16 stations running 2 sessions per day, 6 days per week. In addition there are twilight shifts available Mon/Wed/Fri for 12 patients, and Tues/Thur/Sat for 8 patients.

In addition to haemodialysis provision, outpatient HD consultant clinics are run on-site every fortnight, along with nurse-led reviews for local peritoneal dialysis patients and anaemia clinics (for initiation of EPO / IV iron) via staff from Exeter Kidney Unit.

The unit is situated within 2 minutes of the M5 at junction 25, less than 2 miles from the centre of Taunton.


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