The Renal Unit was established in 1965, one of the first in the UK, at Wordsley Hospital near Stourbridge, West Midlands. In May 2005 it moved into a purpose-built unit at the new Russells Hall Hospital, close to Dudley.
Russells Hall Hospital is a large, new, privately financed General Hospital in Dudley, run by The Dudley Group of Hospitals NHS Trust (DGoH).The hospital is the principal site in the Trust, it provides ambulatory care and has more than 900 beds covering a wide range of medical, surgical and rehabilitation services.
The Renal Unit offers an extensive range of Renal Services. We are a growing department and have the capacity to expand further. Our multidisciplinarity team offers a focused, individual service to our patients.
There are 4 Consultant Nephrologists plus 2 SpRs who rotate within the region.
CAPD nursing staff that are on-call 24/7
HD nurse and ATO staff also on-call 24/7
Specialist Renal Dietician
Renal Replacement Therapies include:
Hospital Haemodialysis, both acute and end stage
Peritoneal Dialysis - both CAPD and APD. Contact: CAPD
Transplant aftercare - 90 patients
CAPD community services
Haemodialysis Satellite Units
Tipton - 14 patients
Kidderminster - 14 patients
Pre Diaysis Services
Pre dialysis education and counciling
Daycase renal biopsy - no waiting list
Daycase iron infusion - no waiting list