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In addition to the pages linked below, read about patient and carer experiences in our ‘What’s it really like’ series, in the Medical Information Zone.
- Haemodialysis Options – There are more options than you might think! (added 22 March 2010)
- Donating to a Stranger — One Way to Help Solve the Kidney Shortage (added 9 September 2008)
- No Kidneys: No Cry - by Michael O’Sullivan (added 9 September 2008)
- It’s OK to be scared — Mark Mountford’s Live Donation to his brother (added 21 April 2008)
- My experience of receiving a kidney from my sister - by Douglas Ross (added 18 March 2008)
- The Importance of Being Patient - by Sarah Turnbull (added 21 October 2006)
- The 4th European Transplant & Dialysis Federation (ETDSF) Games in Pecs (in Hungary); and why we all need them - by Dick Cook (added 21 October 2006)
- My experiences of living with kidney pain - by Alison Banister (added 24 August 2006)
- Life on Dialysis and the Transplant List - by Charlene Henry (added 6 April 2006)
- Kidney Failure and me - by Maureen Hendon (added 22 June 2004)
- Kidneys & Beans - Kidney Failure and Gardening (added 8 August 2002)
- Dialysis at Home and Abroad, by Lord Biffen (added 18 May 2002)
- Shane Cross, Haemodialysis Patient (added 23 November 2001)
- Retrieving organs - not just an ordinary operation, by a theatre staff nurse (added 1 November 2001)
- Kidney Failure: A Personal Account, by Isambard Wilkinson (Journalist) (added 15 August 2001)
- Recent advances in nephrology, by Dr Charlie Tomson, Renal Consultant (added 13 January 2001)
- Greta Read's experience of dialysis and a transplant from her Brother (added 28 April 2000)
- Deborah Duval, A Woman in Kidney Failure (added 11 January 2000)
- Juliet Auer, Renal Medical Social Worker, look back - and forward (added 17 November 1999)
- Alistair Hedderwick, Haemodialysis patient (added 11 November 1999)
- Rosemary Barlow, Haemodialysis patient
If you are connected in any way with renal failure, either as a patient, carer, or by employment and you would like to submit an article for possible inclusion in this area then please do.
Send your article to the Perceptions Series editor at the NKF office (address below) or EMAIL via the webmaster.