Renal Services provides comprehensive kidney care. Our service includes the diagnosis, investigation, treatment and long term management of kidney problems in adults and we work together as a specialist team to provide all aspects of care tailored to the needs of each individual patient.
- In centre haemodialysis
- Pre -dialysis education and assessment
- Home dialysis education and assessment.
Referrals are required from a treating Nephrologist.
Services available at these locations
Coffs Harbour Health Campus
345 Pacific Highway
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Phone 02 6656 7699
The Coffs Harbour Health Campus Renal service provides a number of services including:
- Incentre haemodialysis
- Pre-dialysis education and assessment
- Home dialysis education and assessment
- Social work
- Dietician support and assessment.
Twice yearly transplant clinic with doctors and nurses from RPA Sydney. The Director of the unit is Dr Abdul-Razak.
7.00am to 9.00pm Monday to Saturday.
Kempsey Dialysis Unit
Kempsey District Hospital
Phone 02 6562 0493
The Kempsey Dialysis Unit is located at the Kempsey District Hospital. The service provides limited care for patients who remain well and stable during treatment. Unwell patients will be treated at PMBH.
Machines: Fresenius 5008
Dialysis type: Low and High flux dialysis, HDF.
7.00am – 9.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday
7.00am – 3.30pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Nambucca Valley Dialysis Unit
2-6 willunga ave,
Phone: 02 5531 6891
Fax: 02 5531 6894
Nambucca Valley Dialysis Unit is a nurse led satellite unit which offers haemodialysis to medically stable patients who require a limited level of care.
Machine: Fresenius 5008
Dialysis type: low and high flux haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration
7.00am to 9.00pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday
7.00am to 3.00pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Phone: 02 5524 2220
As a part of an acute care hospital the PMBH Renal Unit has specialist physician cover and provides dialysis to patients in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Coronary Care Unit (CCU).
The renal unit provides support for patients in the Hastings Macleay Region including the Kempsey Dialysis Unit.
Chairs or beds: 12
Machines: Fresenius 5008
Dialysis type: Low and High flux dialysis, HDF
Peritoneal Dialysis: available.
The dialysis unit operates 7.00am to 9.30pm Monday to Saturday.
Renal Nursing Outreach Service for patients who dialyse at home. Currently home training is not being offered in the MNCLHD. Patients will need to attend training at either Ballina for haemodialysis or John Hunter Hospital for peritoneal dialysis.
Renal Supportive Care – provides support for patients undergoing medical management.
Renal Social Worker and Dietician – provides practical and social support for patients on dialysis or Renal Supportive Care.
Renal Case management – provides chronic kidney disease education and support.
8.00am -4.30pm Monday to Friday.