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Heath Lane Surgery Haemodialysis Unit Launched

Heath Lane Surgery is very pleased to announce the official launch of our Haemodialysis Unit taking place on 11th May 2017 following a successful pilot scheme. 

Scaling Up Health Foundation Report Submitted

The next stage report for the Scaling Up Shared Haemodialysis Care programme was submitted to the Health Foundation at the end of March 2017 and we are pleased to announce that we have been given the green light to continue with the programme. 

Orlando's Story

Orlando speaks below about his experience as a patient doing Shared Care and then moving onto Home Haemodialysis.

2nd SHAREHD Learning Event Takes Place

28th February, Novotel was the time and place for the 2nd SHAREHD Learning Event. 

Anne's Story

On the 3rd of February 2017 we had the pleasure of meeting Anne Perkins and the staff of the Heeley Heamodialysis unit in Sheffield - this is her story.

1st Learning Event for SHAREHD Takes Place

The first Learning Event for the SHAREHD programme took place at the CIRCLE in Sheffield on Wednesday 18th January. 

Shared Care Course Receives BKPA Grant

The Shared Haemodialysis Care Course has received a 2-year funding grant from the British Kidney Patient Association, which will allow the course to continue as free for participants.

Manchester First to Recruit 50 SHAREHD Study Patients

Central Manchester Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the first in the country to hit haemodialysis study recruitment target. 

1st SHAREHD Newsletter Released

​This is the very first SHAREHD programme newsletter, for December 2016.

SHAREHD Issues Phase 1 Health Foundation Report

The SHAREHD programme issued its first 6 month report to the Health Foundation on 17th October.

David's Story

Hear David's story about the impact shared haemodialysis care at the Northern General Hospital had on his life. 

9th Annual Dialysis Conference

UK's most successful Annual Dialysis meeting is being hosted at The Lowry in Manchester on the 29th and 30th of September 2016 

A Staff Member's Story

A health care worker tells their story of first encountering Shared Care. 

Joint Enterprise Wins Award to Scale up Shared Haemodialysis Care Improvement

A project designed to help patients on haemodialysis (HD) has been selected to be part of The Health Foundation's £3.5 million Scaling Up Improvement programme. 

Watch Talks from the 2015 Shared Haemodialysis Care Learning Event

Talks from the 4th Shared Haemodialysis Care Learning Event are now available to watch online. 

Michael's Story

Home dialysis patient Michael discusses how Shared Care has helped give him a better quality of life 

Why do Home Haemodialysis?

Paul Swift, a home haemodialysis patient from Australia, discusses his experiences of home haemodialysis. 

Staying Safe on Home Haemodialysis

As it should be and as it really is. 

How to Button Hole an AV Fistula

My name is Pauline, dialysis access nurse in York Hospital, UK. In this short video I will show you how to buttonhole a fistula. 

Going Home With a Dialysis Machine: It’s Like ‘Learning to Drive’

What's it like starting out on home haemodialysis (HHD)? A team in London have been visiting HHD patients and their families to better understand their experiences of HHD. Their focus has been on how the design of the haemodialysis machine helps or hinders patients and carers, and how people stay safe at home. Although every individual and family is different, and may have received different training and be using any one of several different machines, there were many common themes that emerged across all 19 participating families.