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Information Archive - UK Dialysis Units


Please do read our ‘Guidelines if you are on Haemodialysis’ Page before booking your Holiday Dialysis unit.

For further Dialysis units, see also Dialysis Centres on our Useful Links page.

The Dialysis Freedom and the UK Dialysis Swap Scheme website may also be of use.

This page contains details of haemodialysis units that accept patients for treatment while they are on holiday. In addition, many Kidney Patients Associations (KPAs) have holiday dialysis arrangements for their own members - caravans, holiday homes, group holidays. Please ask your own KPA.

Some renal units in the UK and abroad are willing to accept patients for a holiday break, please ask your own consultant for referral.


Royal United Hospital

The Satellite Dialysis Unit at Royal United Hospital in Bath recently acquired a Wednesday pm and a Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday slot for holiday dialysis.

Address: Royal United Hospital, Coombe Park, Bath BA1 3NG

Holiday Dialysis enquiries:

Contacts: Staff nurse Matthew Gayles or ward adminstrator Maggie Warth

Tel: 01225 825956

E-mail: matthew.gayles@ruh.nhs.uk

Website: www.renal.org/unit/?c=bath


Unit is purpose-built with 20 stations accomodating holidaymakers in addition to our regular patient population. Unit open 7am to 18.30 and holiday patients’ shifts would be dependant on availability and demand according to regular patient needs.

It is a 10-15 min car journey from Blackpool town centre (approx £12 in a taxi) and is on a main and frequent bus route with just a short walk from bus stop to unit.

For further information contact:

Address: Clifton Dialysis Unit, Pershore Road, Lytham St Annes, FY8 1PB

Tel: 01253 667510

Fax: 01253 667517

E-mail: blackpool.clinics-gb@fmc-ag.com

Further information about the area and accommodation can be found by contacting the Tourist Information Centre for Blackpool on 01253 478222.

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St. Helier Association for Kidney Patients (SHAK) has a caravan available for all patients located at Riverside Caravan Centre in Bognor Regis. Providing self-catering accommodation for up to 6 people, situated on a site with licensed bar, family room, snack bar, heated indoor and outdoor pools, a fun pool and amusement arcade.

Website: www.shskpa.org


KC Dialysis Centre

Friendly, family run unit situation about 100 yards from the beautiful sandy beaches of Southbourne, Bournemouth town and its famous pier are approximately 2 miles away. Established 1995.

Parking and wheelchair access. Dialysis facilities all year round.

Opening times 8am to 8pm. First line medical support.

For further information telephone 01202 422311.

Website: www.kcdialysiscentre.com

Bournemouth/Southbourne accommodation

Griffin Self-catering Holiday Flats. Easy access to the beach opposite the flats, by cliff lift or path. All flats have deluxe specifications.

Address: 55 Southern Road, Southbourne, Bournemouth BH6 3SS

Tel: 01202 430011

Email: reservations@griffinholidayflats.co.uk

The Newpoint Hotel at Southbourne is a friendly, family-run hotel just a short walk from the Southbourne dialysis unit. Haemodialysis and CAPD guests are welcome with special diets catered for by arrangement. For individual or group bookings contact:

Address: Newpoint Hotel, 25 Pinecliffe Avenue, Southbourne, Bournemouth. BH6 3PY

Tel/Fax: 01202 425047

Email: Click here

Website: www.newpointhotel.co.uk

The Woodside is a small, friendly family run guest house, situated in a very pleasant tree-lined road just 3 minute walk from both dialysis centre and Southbourne’s beautiful sandy beach.

Many of our guests are dialysis patients so we are well aware of specific dietary requirements.

Address: 29 Southern Road, Bournemouth, BH6 3SR

Tel: 01202 427213

Email: enquiries@the-woodside.co.uk

Website: www.the-woodside.co.uk

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Sussex Kidney Unit

Holiday dialysis is offered in the evening and patients are expected to make their own way in. Patients are asked for recent blood results and swabs confirming that they are negative for Hepatitis, HIV and MRSA.

For further information contact

Address: Sussex Kidney Unit, The Royal Sussex County Hospital, Eastern Road, Brighton BN2 5BE

Tel: 01273 696955

E-mail: holidaydialysis@bsuh.nhs.uk


Whilst holidaying in the English Lake District or South West Scotland you are now able to dialyse at the Lakeland Holiday Dialysis Unit, situated beside the main A66 trunk road, close to the picturesque market town of Cockermouth, on the fringe of the Lake District National Park.

The Unit is always staffed by a fully qualified experienced nephrology nurse and is open all year round (including Saturdays).

For further information contact Louise Edgar:

Tel: 01900 822888

Email: Click here

Website: www.lakelanddialysis.co.uk

There are many hotels and guest houses and self-catering accommodation in the area with Keswick only 12 miles away. Further information about the area and accommodation can be found by contacting the Tourist Information Centre for Cockermouth on 01900 822634.

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DIAVERUM UK (various locations)

Please contact the Holiday Dialysis Co-ordinator at Diaverum UK Ltd on 01727 737680 or email uk@diaverum.com to check availability.

Accrington Victoria Hospital Victoria Hospital, Accrington, Lancashire.
BKPA Dialysis Unit Crawley Hospital, West Green Drive, Crawley RH11 7DH
Burnley Dialysis Unit Burnley General Hospital, Casteron Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire.
Darlington Dialysis Centre Darlington Memorial Hospital, Hollyhurst Road, Darlington, Co. Durham DL3 6HX
Stockton Dialysis Unit North Tees University Hospital, Hardwick Road, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland TS19 8PE
Dialysis Unit Queens Medical Centre, Derby Road, Nottingham NG7 2UH
Dialysis Unit Rotherham District General Hospital, Moorgate Road, Rotherham
Dialysis Unit 107/113 Stanstead Road, Forest Hill SE23 1HH
Dialysis Unit Frognal Avenue, Sidcup, Kent DA14 6LT


Tayside Dialysis Centre

This clinic is run by Margaret in her own house giving your time here a real home from home feel. Haemodialysis is offered in a bright comfortable room with cable television and radio. There is also access to the internet via your own laptop if required. Margaret has been nursing for over 30 years and offers a high qualify service with excellent patient care on a one to one basis.

Two miles from Dundee city centre there are plenty of hotels and B&Bs nearby.

Open all year round except Christmas and New Years day.

For further information contact:

Contact: Margaret Clark

Tel: 07944 352505

Website: www.taysidedialysis.com


Scottish Holiday Dialysis

Providing a friendly, comfortable and convenient environment in which to have your dialysis treatment.

For further information:

Address: Scottish Holiday Dialysis, 93 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NU

Tel: 0131 228 8833.

Email: info@scottish-holiday-dialysis.com

Website: www.scottish-holiday-dialysis.com

Further information about the area and accommodation can be found by contacting the Tourist Information Centre for Edinburgh on 0845 2255 121 or visit www.edinburgh.org

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Dialysis centres in Corby and Leicester.

For further information contact Claire Watkiss:

Tel:07788 888686.

Email: Click here

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The Exeter Kidney Unit has dialysis units located in Exeter and South Molton which is on the southern edge of Exmoor, close to Barnstaple.

For further information contact Yvonne Wood:

Address: Exeter Kidney Unit, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon. EX2 5DW.

Tel: 01392 402194.


The following dailysis clinics, funded by the NHS and run by Fresenius,are available for Holiday Dialysis:

Dialysis ClinicAddressTelephoneContactSecretary
Aberystwyth Dialysis Unit Penglais Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion.SY23 3DU 01970 639980 Helen Jones  
Aintree Dialysis Centre University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool. L9 7AL 0151-529-8800 Terry Simons Lisa O’Neill
Aston Cross Dialysis Centre Aston Cross Business Village, Rocky Lane, Aston, Birmingham. B6 5RQ 0121-333-6766 Nerissa Vallejo   Claire Hodson
Basingstoke Dialysis Unit Unit 7 The Ringway Centre, Edison Road, BASINGSTOKE. RG21 6YH  01256-338580


Sijo Stephen Victoria Gledhill
Bassetlaw Dialysis Unit Bassetlaw Hospital, Kilton Hill, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 0BD 01909 511150 Gemma Dewsnapp Bev Blackwell
Blackburn Dialysis Unit Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road, BLACKBURN,BB2 3HH 01254 736545 Jennifer Pickles  
Bodmin Dialysis Unit St. Lawrence’s Hospital, Boundary Road, Bodmin, Cornwall. PL 31 2QT 01208-834292  Aimee Brough Marcia Momber
Boston Dialysis Unit Boston West Business Park, Sleaford Road, BOSTON, Lincolnshire,PE21 8EG 01205-316401 Cherrida Ihama Victoria Alcock
Bridlington Dialysis Unit Bridlington & District Hospital, 8 Bessingby Road, BRIDLINGTON, Yorkshire, YO16 4QP 01262-408070 Sharon Matthews Janet Parks
Broadgreen Dialysis Centre Thomas Drive, Liverpool. L14 3LB 0151-282-6135 Lin Evans  Jean Sands
Camden Dialysis Centre Ground Floor, Centro 4, 20-23 Mandela St., Camden, London. NW1 0DU 020-7388-8665    
Cardiff Royal West Wing Dialysis Unit Cardiff Royal Infirmary, Moira Terrace, CARDIFF CF24 0SZ 02920-453331 Sidney Digdigan Sidney Digdigan
Carmarthen Dialysis Centre Bronwydd Road, Glanwili, Carmarthen, Dyfed. SA31 2AF  01267-228060  Delyth Timmis Debbie Squires
Chandlers Ford Dialysis Unit Unit A, Ground Floor, York House, School Lane, CHANDLERS FORD, Eastleigh, SO53 4DG   02380-279279 Margaret Allyn Mandy Ross
City Dialysis Centre (Birmingham) Ward 14, City General Hospital, Dudley Rd., Birmingham.B18 7QH 0121-507-4014/4921
Myra Balmonte(4404)  Valerie Kalinda
Clatterbridge Dialysis Unit Clatterbridge Hospital, Clatterbridge Road, Bebington, Wirral, CH63 4JY 0151-346-2950/2952 Lynda Hindley Linda Carlton
Clifton Dialysis Centre (Blackpool) Clifton Hospital, Pershore Road, Off Clifton Drive, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire. FY8 1PB 01253-667510 Beverley Waterhouse Lynne Barton
Colchester Dialysis Unit Colchester Primary Care Centre, Turner Road, COLCHESTER, Essex, CO4 5JR 01206-286506 Ben Harvey Claire Matthias/ Kirsty Sadler
Colliers Wood Dialysis Unit Unit 11, Greenlea Park, Prince George’s Road, Colliers Wood, LONDON, SW19 2PU
0208-685-2100 Nick Dagasuhan Jessica Hearty
Corby Dialysis Unit Units 3-6 Saxon House, Headway Business Park, Saxon Way West, Oakley Hay, CORBY, Northamptonshire, NN18 9EZ
01536-462780 Julie Allen Kim Good
Crewe Dialysis Unit Leighton Hospital, Middlewich Road, CREWE, Cheshire, CW1 4QJ
01270-216970  Debbie Burke  
Dearne Valley Dialysis Unit Montagu Hospital, Adwick Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 0AZ
01709-599190 Christopher Silva Yvonne Hudson
Dublin Dialysis Unit Grattan House, City Junction Business Park, Malahide Road, Dublin 17
00353-1-8661312 Rajeev Ramkaun   
East Cheshire Dialysis Unit Macclesfield District General Hospital, Victoria Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 3BL
01625-661031  Linda Tronconi Lesley Jenkins
Epsom Dialysis Unit Unit 2 Epsom Business Park, Kiln Lane, EPSOM, London, KT17 1JF
01372-730080 Gladys Adu Holly Etherington 
Farnham Dialysis Unit Farnham Hospital, Hale Road, Farnham, Surrey. GU9 9QL 01483-782256/7 Kim Blair Karen Uttley
Grimsby Dialysis Unit Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Scartho Road, GRIMSBY, South Humberside, DN33 2BA 01472-279950 Julie Pembleton (54) Alison Johnson
Halton Dialysis Unit Halton General Hospital, Hospital Way, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 2DA 01928-706900 Gaynor Ellison  
Hamilton Dialysis Unit 50 Crest Rise, (off Lewisher Road), LEICESTER, LE4 9LR 0116-246-4176 Ed Balila Georgia Chambers 
Hereford Dialysis Unit Beech Business Park, Tillington Road, Hereford,HR4 9QJ 01432-277929 Karen Jones Helen Jarvis 
Hull Dialysis Unit
Hull Royal InfirmaryAnalby RoadHULLEast Yorkshire, HU3 2JZ
01482-608758 Sharon Appleby/ Lynn Quantrill Helen Richardson
Kilkenny Dialysis Unit
Desart HouseLower New Street KILKENNYEire 00353-(0)-56777 2742 Celestine Smith  
Kings Norton Dialysis Unit Facet Road, KINGS NORTON, Birmingham, B38 9PT 0121-486-4280 Karen Harris  Rachel Stamp 
Limerick Dialysis Unit
Riverside Park, Dock Road, LIMERICK, Eire 00353-61-498044 Catherine Kenny  
Llandrindod Wells Dialysis Unit
Llandrindod Wells Hospital, Temple Street, LLANDRINDOD WELLS, LD1 5HF 01597 827940 Nia Davies  
Llantrisant Dialysis Centre Llantrisant Business Park, Cowbridge Road, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, CF72 8QY 01443-230080 Michelle Starr Nicola Kent 
Merthyr Tydfil Dialysis Unit Unit 1 – Mill Court, Goatmill Road, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, CF47 0AH 01685-720910  Kathryn Amaro 


North Ormesby Dialysis Unit Trinity Crescent Medical Village, James Street, NORTH ORMESBY, Middlesbrough, TS3 6LB  01642-239090 Janet Causer Dawn Aston
North Wandsworth Dialysis Unit Battersea Business Park, Units 9 & 10, 102-104 Stewarts Road, London, SW8 4UY  0207-501-3680 Sharon Fuego Sandra Agbo
Oldham Dialysis Unit Sheepfoot Lane, OLDHAM, OL1 2PD   Jennifer Pickles  
Pool Dialysis Unit Unit M, The Fulcrum, Vantage Way, POOLE, Dorset, BH12 4NU 01202-307430 Karen Kettle Lydia Heard
Purley Dialysis Unit 5th Floor, Capella Court, 725 Brighton Road, PURLEY, CR8 2PG 0208-763 6790 Iris Evaristo Caroline Jones
Scarborough Dialysis Unit Scarborough General Hospital, Woodlands Drive, SCARBOROUGH, North Yorkshire, YO12 6QL 01723-357810  Ann Wood  Brenda Wadsworth 
Scunthorpe Dialysis Unit Scunthorpe General Hospital, Cliff Gardens, SCUNTHORPE, North Lincolnshire, DN15 7BH  01724-387742 Jill Armitage   Catherine Wood
Southport Dialysis Unit Southport & Formby District, General Hospital, Town Lane, SOUTHPORT, Merseyside, PR8 6PN 01704-518980  Lisa Morris  Susan Ingram 
Sparkhill Dialysis Unit Studley Street, SPARKHILL, Birmingham, B12 8JB 0121-766-0470  Desiree Nhalpo  Salma Begum 
St Helens & Knowsley Dialysis Unit St. Helens Hospital, Marshalls Cross Road, ST. HELENS, Cheshire, WA9 3DA 01744-610970  Simone Large  Jane Heaton 
Stockport Dialysis Unit 2 Hollands Mill Road, Cale Green, STOCKPORT, SK3 8AL  0161 474 8390  Mandy Whitehurst   
Stratford Dialysis Unit Stratford Healthcare, Arden Street, STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, Warwickshire, CV37 6NX 01789-265520  Linda Hansen  Lisa George 
Sutton Dialysis Unit Copthall House, Grove Road, SUTTON, Surrey, SM1 1DA 0208-652-5270  Naila Ali  Deborah Baptie / Martin Ross / Shanelle Sinclair 
Tipton Dialysis Centre Bateman House, 46-50 Horsely Heath, Tipton, West Midlands, DY4 7AA 0121 557-8313  Lou Cabatingan  Annette Daniels 
Walsall Dialysis Unit Alumwell Close, Walsall, West Midlands, WS2 9XH 01922-746876  Sue Jenkins  Ann Holland-Smith 
Warrington Dialysis Centre Warrington Hospital NHS Trust, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1UP 01925-256850 Gaynor Ellison  Sandra Waite 
West Byfleet Dialysis Unit Tavistock House, Unit 11, Camphill Road, WEST BYFLEET, Surrey, KT14 6EW 01932-359140  Ailene Gatchalian  Marion Piper 
Withy Bush Dialysis Unit Withybush Hospital, Fishguard Road, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 2PZ 01437-772303/305  Mary Robson   
Woodgate Dialysis Unit Unit 54, Kettles Wood Drive, Woodgate Business Park, Woodgate Valley, Birmingham, B32 3DB 0121-421-0090 Jayne Palmer  Kathryn Hardy
Worcester Dialysis Unit 12-16 Great Western Business Park, McKenzie Way, WORCESTER, WR4 9GN 01905 721940  Tim Wharton ACM   

Contact details (for all Centres): Please contact your own Renal Unit who, provided they approve you (ie the patient) to travel, can phone Dee Swain, the Holiday Co-ordinator at Fresenius Medical Care on (0121) 486 4291 to check availability.

For your information, Fresenius Medical Care cannot accept bookings directly from patients as they need to ensure that the patient’s Renal Unit has approved the patient to travel.

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Glasgow Royal Infirmary

84 Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0SF

For holiday dialysis information:

Tel: 0141 201 3646 or 0141 211 4818.

Email: gri.renal.unit@northglasgow.scot.nhs.uk

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HAVANT (Hampshire)

Havant Dialysis Unit

Block C, Langstone Gate, Solent Road, Havant PO9 1TP.

For Booking Information Contact:

Address: Renal Services (UK) Ltd. 22a Ives Street, London SW3 2ND

Tel: 020 7581 3139

E-mail: info@renalservices.com

Website: www.renalservices.com

Units at HavantMilford on SeaSalisburySkegness.

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The James Padget Hospital

This is an NHS hospital providing renal care for patients holidaying in the Norfolk area.

For holiday dialysis enquiries:

Tel: 01493 452484

Great Yarmouth Tourist Information Centre Telephone 01493 846 345


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Providing dialysis services to North, South and central Manchester.

For further information contact:

Contact: Janice Wragg

Address: Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9WL

Tel: 0161 276 8736

Email: Janice.Wragg@cmmc.nhs.uk

Salford Royal Renal Unit

Provide holiday dialysis at Salford Royal and satellite units in the Greater Manchester, West area. Please contact the holiday co-ordinators on the telephone numbers provided for further information.

Salford Royal Renal Unit: 0161 206 0483

Bolton Satellite Unit: 01204 390218

Wigan Satellite Unit: 01942 482050

Rochdale Satellite Unit: 01706 906140

Address: Salford Royal Renal Unit, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD

Website: www.srft.nhs.uk/about-us/depts/renal-services/

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Milford Dialysis Unit

Sea Road, Milford on Sea SO41 0PG

Specialist trained nurses and assistants.

For Booking Information Contact:

Address: Renal Services (UK) Ltd. 22a Ives Street, London SW3 2ND

Tel: 020 7581 3139

E-mail: info@renalservices.com

Website: www.renalservices.com

Units at HavantMilford on SeaSalisburySkegness.


Borders General Hospital 

Situated in the beautiful Scottish borders countryside close to many famous tourist attractions. Free parking on site
This is a small modern satellite unit with 12 dialysis machines.

For further enquiries contact :

Clare McWilliam or Liz Coutts on Telephone 01896 826637 Fax: 01896 826570
E-mail : clare.mcwiliam@borders.scot.nhs.uk or liz.cotts@borders.scot.nhs.uk
Website: www.nhsborders.org.uk

Booking notice period at least 6 weeks and preferably as far in advance as possible.



Cromer Dialysis Centre

Holiday dialysis visitors welcome but need to have been on dialysis for more than 6 months, be stable and fit to travel. MRSA, HEP B&C, HIV cleared.

For further information contact:

Senior Sister Janet Dickenson

Tel: 01603 646155

E-mail: janet.dickenson@nnuh.nhs.uk

Norfolk Diaysis

Norfolk Dialysis is a small clinic situated in Dersingham, a short drive from the seaside town of Hunstanton. The clinic is run by 2 experienced renal nurses and is open all year round.

For further information contact us at:

Address: Carole Brown Health Centre, St Nicholas Court, Church Lane, Dersingham, Norfolk. PE31 6GZ

Tel: 01485 545719

E-mail: info@norfolkdialysis.co.uk

Website: www.norfolkdialysis.co.uk

Mermaid Centre

We are a small friendly unit based on Holkham Estate on the unspoilt North Norfolk coast. Only a five-minute drive from Well-Next-The-Sea town centre and a 10 minute drive to popular Burnham Market. A visit to the RSPB