Dover Renal Satellite Unit is situated on the first floor of Buckland Hospital in Dover, accessed by two lifts from the hospital foyer. The unit has eleven dialysis stations operating two sessions from Monday to Saturday inclusive.
The unit opening hours are 6:30am to 7:00pm. The Unit performs out-patient haemodialysis with most attending three times a week. Morning dialysis sessions begin at 07:00 and afternoon sessions at 13:00 with treatments typically lasting three to four hours.
Please see the leaflet ‘Kent Kidney Care Centre: Welcome to the Haemodialysis Unit’ for more information about haemodialysis services in East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust.
In addition to dialysis the Unit also operates Consultant-led clinics for pre-dialysis patients and post-transplant patients as well as nurse-led clinics by the Advanced Kidney Care Team.
Whenever possible Dover Renal Satellite Unit welcomes holiday patients but please be aware that availability of slots is limited and may depend on any of our patients being away. Please contact our holiday co-ordinator Irene Bayley for more information Tel: 01304 222695.