This dialysis unit is operated as a partnership of Fresenius Medical Care and Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.
Fresenius Medical Care Renal Services Ltd. is a subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care SE and is responsible for the operation and management of dialysis centres in the UK and Ireland, in partnership with Trusts and purchaser groups.
Fresenius Medical Care SE has more than 100,196 employees worldwide with more than 25 years of experience. Fresenius Medical Care now treats over 161,600 patients in 2,078 clinics around the world.
At Colchester we have capacity for 120 chronic patients to dialyse for three times per week, as well as an acute service in the main hospital and an on-call rota for emergency dialysis.
Our multidisciplinary team:
Clinic Manager - Ben Harvey (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deputy Managers - Dan Wolton & Ehna Espiritu
Renal Nurse Specialists – Nicola Brownlie & Amanda Haralamabous
Dieticians – Jo Sheppard & Nicola Attwood
Renal Pharmacist – Jackie Wallis
Plus a nursing team consisiting of 5 team leaders (senior nurses), 10 registered nurses, 4 dialysis assisstants, and 2 health care assistants.
And a support staff team consisting of 2 clinic secretaries and 7 full-time patient transport drivers.
Student nurses are allocated to the dialysis unit for varying periods of time from the University of Essex and Anglia Ruskin.