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Dr Hugh Gallagher

Job title

Consultant Nephrologist


Renal services


Dr Gallagher has a longstanding specialist interest in chronic kidney disease.

His main focus is on improving the treatment of kidney disease provided by GPs.  He has led and participated in a number of national research and quality improvement projects that are helping to achieve this.

He was a member the group that developed the 2014 NICE Guideline on chronic kidney disease, and has worked with colleagues to make kidney disease a Clinical Priority area for 2013-2016 with the Royal College of General Practitioners (the professional membership body for family doctors in the UK).

Special interests and treatments

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) Protein in the urine (proteinuria) Reducing the risk of heart disease in CKD Peritoneal dialysis

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