Please call our freephone helpline if you would like to chat to one of our advisors about your concerns - 0800 169 09 36.

We know patients are very concerned about coronavirus (COVID-19). The NKF are working with the National Renal Guidance Group for COVID-19. This is a group of specialist clinicians, partners and patient charities, who are providing the latest clinical and patient guidance during these very worrying times.

Latest information for patients

We are working with our colleagues to ensure the latest and most up to date information is available to patients - please find the information here.

Support for the extremely vulnerable

Get coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person - Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you’ll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food 

In England

In Scotland

In Wales

In Northern Ireland

Dietary Information

Some patients may have to reduce their dialysis sessions and need to watch their food and fluid intake more than ever, please find our dietary information here

The nation is cooking at home, and coming up with mouth-watering dishes for the family it not always easy. If you are a kidney patient it can be more difficult due to dietary restrictions, but here at the NKF we have a new cook book that is not only kidney friendly but healthy and flavoursome for everyone. To order your copy please visit here

Further general advice

If you think you have coronavirus symptoms you can use the NHS 111 assessment here

Further general information and daily updates can be found on the GOV.UK page if you click here

Information and guidance for renal professionals can be found here