Meeting the Cost of Home Dialysis Treatment – Together We Can Contents Meeting the cost of home dialysis treatment – together we can Press release sent to the national press Letter of urgent request to review reimbursement for kidney patients who dialyse at home How you can help with the campaign Help with financial support Meeting the cost of home dialysis treatment – together we can With utility bills surging to a new record high, the National Kidney Federation (NKF) have heard from home dialysis patients that they are considering to return to hospital (in-centre) for their dialysis treatment, as they can no longer afford to have their lifesaving treatment from the comfort of their home.With this in mind, the NKF are campaigning to make home dialysis affordable for patients, which gives the freedom of choice to dialyse at home and be reimbursed suitably to cover the costs of treatment. Press releaseA press release by the NKF has been sent to national press to inform of the new campaign and to highlight the discrepancies that have come to light with regards to the reimbursement of utility charges for patients who dialyse at home. To read the press release view here.Letter of urgent request to review reimbursement for kidney patients who dialyse at home The NKF have written a letter to Chief Executives of NHS Trusts and also sent a copy of the letter to members of the All Party Parliamentary Group, Chairs of Kidney Patient Associations and Clinical Directors of Renal Services to push for further action. A template of the letter can be found here.How you can help with the campaignWe are asking our supporters to get involved with the campaign by writing to the clinical director of renal services at the NHS Trusts in their areas about the cost of living crisis, and offer the support of your KPA to promote home dialysis.If you are a member of a KPA, please share the report with other members and with your consultants.You can also write a letter to your local MP, urging them to raise this issue with the Chief Executives of the NHS Trusts in their constituencies. A template of the letter can be found here.For more information on our Home Dialysis Campaign and our national Peer Support Service please visit here.Help with financial supportWe have provided useful information and links to support patients in need of financial support. To view please visit here.