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Renal Medicine

Where is this service provided?

Service summary

York Renal Unit opened in January 1999 with the opening of the York Haemodialysis Unit. Since then the service has grown significantly, with the opening of Easingwold and Harrogate Renal Satellite Units, a Self Care Dialysis Unit in Selby, and an Acute Dialysis Unit in York Hospital. A further a Self Care Unit is under construction in Harrogate. Our Dialysis Units have a strong focus on shared haemodialysis care, working in partnership with patients to promote greater treatment independence.

We have a strong Renal Multi-Disciplinary Team comprising specialist Dieticians, Pharmacists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, an Art Worker and Renal Technicians who work closely together with the Renal Physicians and Specialist Nurses.

The haemodialysis service currently comprises a 13 station Chronic Dialysis Unit and a 4 station Acute Dialysis Unit in York Hospital, 10 stations at the Easingwold Satellite Unit, 8 dialysis stations in the Harrogate Satellite Unit, 2 stations in the Selby Self-Care Unit and a 30 bedded Renal / Gastroenterology Medical Ward with 3 plumbed dialysis beds. The renal team also support a 3 station haemodialysis facility at HMP Full Sutton.

Home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis therapies are also provided by the renal service with over 250 patients under follow up following a Renal Transplant.

The renal service provides Consultant led care assisted by Renal Specialist Nurses, working in Pre Dialysis, Pre & Post Transplant, Conservative care, Vascular Access and Anaemia Management areas. A dedicated renal pharmacy team provides specialist support.   

Outpatient clinics are run at York Hospital with outreach clinics at Harrogate Hospital, Wetherby Health Centre, Selby Hospital, Malton Hospital and soon to start in Scarborough Hospital.

The Renal Unit has an active research department and is currently involved in a number of local and national research projects.


Where to find us

  • York Hospital: ground floor, end of physiotherapy corridor, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE
  • Harrogate Renal Satellite Unit: ‘Heatherdene’, Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate HG2 7SX
  • Easingwold Renal Satellite Unit: Acorn Court, Church Avenue, Easingwold YO61 3HD 
  • Selby Self Care Unit: ground floor, New Selby War Memorial Hospital, Doncaster Road, Selby YO8 9BX

Contact

For more information please contact our Renal Admin Manager, Mrs Eleanor King on 01904 725375.

Meet the team

Directorate Manager: Jordan McKie

NameContact
 Dr David Border Secretary: 01904 725813
 Dr Colin Jones Secretary: 01904 725374
 Dr Donald Richardson Secretary: 01904 725393
 Dr Paul LaboiSecretary: 01904 725813
 

Dr Nilar Than

 Secretary: 01423 553507
 

Dr Keith McCullough

 Secretary: 01904 725393

Renal Matron

Melinda Howard

York Renal Unit

Senior Sister Janet King Deputy Sisters Emma Crosby and Sandra Simpey
 01904 725372
 

Easingwold Renal Satellite Unit

Senior Sister Judith Hartley Deputy Sister Sonia Crawford
 01904 724800
 

Harrogate Renal Satellite Unit

Senior Charge Nurse Andrew Cundiff Deputy Sister Jos Howell
 01423 554513
 

Ward 33

Senior Sister Sue Husband Deputy Sister Vicky Davey Deputy Sister Rachel Chapman
 01904 726033

Renal Specialist Nurses:

 Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Nursing team Sara Notarantonio Ruth Mear Geraldine Downing01904 726329 
Pre Dialysis and Conservative Care nursing team Elizabeth Green Pamela Davison 01904 721325 / 725486
 Transplant Specialist Nursing Team Hazel Wootton Gill Taylor Alison Ellis 01904 726617

Home Dialysis Specialist Nurse

Gill Womersley
 01904 721851

 Anaemia Specialist Nurse

Debbie Maughan
 01904 721809
 

Renal Clinical Educator

Maggie Higginbotham
 01904 724145
 

Renal Dieticians

Louise Wells Vickie Brenchley Julie Hannah
 01904 725269
 

Renal Pharmacy

Lynn Ridley Michelle Potts Meg Stephenson Mark Elliot
 01904 725963
 

Renal Social Workers

Helen Rowan Margaret Eyre
 01904  551673
 

Renal Physiotherapists

Vicky Pursey Miriam Betts
 01904 725390
 

Renal Psychologists

Beate Riedel Sylvia Ruttledge
 01904 725353
 

Renal Technicians

Roy Snape Stuart Wiseman Matthew Waite
 01904 725379
 

Renal Research Nurse

Laura Griffiths
 01904 725917
 

Renal Art Worker

Van Nong
 01904 725375

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