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Guides for Patients

Please use the following books as a guide and reference tool but, any worries or issues you have should be discussed with your medical team.

The text includes contributions from many members of the Beaumont Hospital Renal Unit team and has been supported by the Beaumont Transplant Foundation together with the Irish Kidney Association.

Take a look at all the guides we have below.

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Kidney transplantation video

The national renal transplantation program based in Beaumont hospital has produced two videos to explain to possible donors what a live kidney transplant is and how it affects the donor and Kidney Transplantation – A Guide for Patients.

ORGAN DONOR CARD PROMOTION

The national renal transplantation program based in Beaumont hospital has produced two videos to explain to possible donors what a live kidney transplant is and how it affects the donor and Kidney Transplantation – A Guide for Patients.

OUR SUPPORT MAGAZINE

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Read The Facts

education pack

Our School Education Pack

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About Organ Donor Awareness Week

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Organ & Transplant Ireland

RENAL DIET RECIPES

The IKA know that diet is an important factor and that following the correct diet for you can be challenging. For that reason, please click on the link below to find a range of delicious and easy-to-follow recipes kindly provided by the Irish Kidney Diet who we also feature in our quarterly Support magazine.

NEED HELP UNDERSTANDING THE TERMS & JARGON?

Simply click on the button to download our Medical Glossary to help you understand better.

Irish Dialysis Centres

Click below to find a map of Haemodialysis Units used by patients in the Republic of Ireland and their contact details to help your find a Dialysis centre closest to you. 

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Irish Dialysis Centres

Urinary excretory System Education

Click below to read more about the Urinary Excretory System from the Pacific Medical Training website.

Consultant Nephrologists & Transplant Surgeons

Click below to find a list of Consultant Nephrologists and Transplant Surgeons in your county. 

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