Where is this service provided?
- The York Hospital
- Easingwold Renal Satellite Unit
- Harrogate Renal Satellite Unit
- Selby Memorial Hospital Self Care Dialysis Unit
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
For more information please contact our Renal Admin Manager, Mrs Eleanor King on 01904 725375.
Meet the team
Directorate Manager: Jordan McKie
|Dr David Border||Secretary: 01904 725813|
|Dr Colin Jones||Secretary: 01904 725374|
|Dr Donald Richardson||Secretary: 01904 725393|
|Dr Paul Laboi||Secretary: 01904 725813|
Dr Nilar Than
|Secretary: 01423 553507|
Dr Keith McCullough
|Secretary: 01904 725393|
Renal MatronMelinda Howard
York Renal UnitSenior Sister Janet King Deputy Sisters Emma Crosby and Sandra Simpey
Easingwold Renal Satellite UnitSenior Sister Judith Hartley Deputy Sister Sonia Crawford
Harrogate Renal Satellite UnitSenior Charge Nurse Andrew Cundiff Deputy Sister Jos Howell
Ward 33Senior Sister Sue Husband Deputy Sister Vicky Davey Deputy Sister Rachel Chapman
Renal Specialist Nurses:
|Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Nursing team Sara Notarantonio Ruth Mear Geraldine Downing||01904 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 NurseGill Womersley
Anaemia Specialist NurseDebbie Maughan
Renal Clinical EducatorMaggie Higginbotham
Renal DieticiansLouise Wells Vickie Brenchley Julie Hannah
Renal PharmacyLynn Ridley Michelle Potts Meg Stephenson Mark Elliot
Renal Social WorkersHelen Rowan Margaret Eyre
Renal PhysiotherapistsVicky Pursey Miriam Betts
Renal PsychologistsBeate Riedel Sylvia Ruttledge
Renal TechniciansRoy Snape Stuart Wiseman Matthew Waite
Renal Research NurseLaura Griffiths
Renal Art WorkerVan Nong
- NKF kidney patient charity
- Kidney Patient Guide
- British Kidney Patient Association
- Yorkshire and the Humber, sharing haemodialysis care