What we do
King’s Renal Unit provides comprehensive care in a friendly and supportive environment to people with kidney disease from a wide catchment area, stretching from Camberwell and Dulwich to Dartford, Bromley, Woolwich and Sydenham.
We provide treatment and specialist services, including:
- Dialysis - we have a dedicated outpatient area for these services and also support people to have dialysis at home or in their community
- Haemodialysis: We offer home and holiday haemodialysis as well as at our satellite units in Bromley, Dartford, Dulwich, Sydenham, and Woolwich.
- Peritoneal Dialysis (including assisted Automated PD and Continuous Ambulatory PD): Community team based in Sydenham.
- Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic Kidney Disease
- Anaemia management
- Conservative Kidney Management
- Plasma Exchange services
- Pre-kidney transplant service: clinicians, as well as counsellors and dietitians, help alleviate kidney problems or prepare patients for kidney transplants, which are carried out at our partner provider, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
- general and specialist outpatient clinics for people with:
- advanced kidney disease
- diabetes and renal disease
- lupus nephritis
- sickle cell disease affecting the kidneys.
Ground floor, Cheyne Wing, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS
- Bromley Satellite Unit: +44 (0)20 3299 9751
- Change or cancel an appointment: +44 (0)20 3299 9624
- Dulwich Satellite Unit: +44 (0)20 3299 9604
- General clinical enquiries: +44 (0)20 3299 9623
- Sydenham Satellite Unit: +44 (0)20 3299 9776
- Wards: Fisk & Cheere: +44 (0)20 3299 9329
- Woolwich Satellite Unit: +44 (0)20 8836 6842
Patient Information Leaflets
Conditions we treat
Patients with kidney disease can be referred via their GP or hospital doctor to any of our general nephrology clinics at:
- King’s College Hospital (Monday and Thursday afternoons)
- Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Friday morning)
- Darent Valley Hospital (Friday morning)
- Princess Royal University Hospital (Friday morning), commencing in late 2012
Following this appointment, patients may be referred to the specialist clinics for management of advanced kidney disease, renal anaemia and obesity.
Our Referral Checklist and Management Guidelines for Chronic Kidney Disease (available below) should be used by all who refer patients to King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust sites for specialist care. Referrals must meet the criteria and the form completed in full or the information provided in a separate letter.
If you are making a referral using Choose & Book, please ensure you meet the criteria and include all information detailed on the checklist.
For details of expert interpretative advice and specialist diagnostic and drug monitoring services offered by King's College Hospital's Liver Pathology Services and Academic Laboratories, visit King’s Liver Labs.
Booking a patient at King's
Appointments for this service are made via the national Choose and Book system. Please see the Choose and Book page for more information.
Other ways to refer
To arrange for a patient to be seen for a routine referral, email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 020 3299 6472.
Alternatively, a written referral can be sent to
- Dr C Jones at King’s College Hospital
- Dr H Cairns at Queen Elizabeth Hospital
- Dr P Murray or Dr M Javaid at Darent Valley Hospital or
- Dr S Jayawardene at Princess Royal Hospital.
- To speak directly with the Renal on-call registrar, call 020 3299 9000 and ask for Bleep 622.
- To arrange for a patient to be seen within two weeks, fax your request to 020 3299 6472.
For GP referral enquiries, email email@example.com or fax 020 3299 6472.
For referral guidelines for Acute Kidney Injury, please visit this website: http://www.londonaki.net/clinical/guidelines-pathways.html
Please complete the relevant form and note any pre-consultation investigations required:
Key Clinical Staff
|Mrs Janet A Allman||Modern Matron / Senior Nurse Haemodialysis Services|
|Mrs Dawn Baynes||Renal Palliative CNS|
|Mrs Elaine Bowes||Clinical Nurse Specialist|
|Dr Hugh Stephen Cairns||Consultant Nephrologist|
|Ms Mee Onn Chai||Senior Pharmacist Renal Services|
|Ms Fatima de Figueiredo||Senior Renal Vascular Access Nurse|
|Mrs Sarah Dinning||Renal palliative Clinical Nurse Specialist|
|Dr Robert Elias||Consultant Nephrologist|
|Dr Martin Ford||Consultant Nephrologist|
|Ms Sunita Ghoorbin||Peritoneal Dialysis Unit Manager|
|Dr Richard Hull||Consultant Nephrologist|
|Dr Satish Jayawardene||Consultant Nephrologist, Lead for Acute Kidney Injury, Training Programme Director for Renal Medicine, South London|
|Dr Christopher Jones||Consultant Nephrology Nurse|
|Dr Sui Phin Kon||Consultant Nephrologist|
|Ms Amanda Logan||Counsellor|
|Prof Iain Macdougall||Consultant Nephrologist, Lead for Renal Research and Development|
|Dr Helen MacLaughlin||Lead Renal Dietitian|
|Ms Rachel Mwansa||Matron Renal Services|
|Ms Abbe Robertson||Renal Matron|
|Ms Amanda Sawdon||Living Kidney DonorTransplant Coordinator|
|Dr Sapna Shah||Consultant Nephrologist|
|Dr Claire Sharpe||HEFCE Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Renal Medicine|
|Dr Beatriz Tucker||Associate Specialist|
|Dr Katie Vinen||Consultant Nephrologist and Clinical Director|
|Mr Paul Wilson||Clinical Nurse Specialist ~ Renal Services|
|Miss Eleri Wood||Senior Sister|