Renal Services

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.

Services include:

  • 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

Renal Service
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.

Hours

7.00am to 9.00pm Monday to Saturday.

 

Kempsey District Hospital

Kempsey Dialysis Unit
Kempsey District Hospital
River Street
Kempsey

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.

Facilities

Chairs: 10
Machines: Fresenius 5008
Dialysis type: Low and High flux dialysis, HDF.

Hours

7.00am – 9.30pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday
7.00am – 3.30pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

 

Nambucca Valley

Nambucca Valley Dialysis Unit
2-6 willunga ave,
Nambucca Heads
NSW 2448

Phone: 02 5522 1006

Nambucca Valley Dialysis Unit is a nurse led satellite unit which offers haemodialysis to medically stable patients who require a limited level of care.

Facilities
Chairs 6
Machine: Fresenius 5008
Dialysis type: low and high flux haemodialysis, haemodiafiltration

Hours

7.00am to 9.00pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday
7.00am to 3.00pm Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Base Hospital
Renal Service
Wrights Rd
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.

Facilities
Chairs or beds: 12
Machines: Fresenius 5008
Dialysis type: Low and High flux dialysis, HDF
Peritoneal Dialysis: available.

Hours

The dialysis unit operates 7.00am to 9.30pm Monday to Saturday.

Other Services

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.

Hours

8.00am -4.30pm Monday to Friday.