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Dialysis Unit (haemodialysis) and procedure room at St Helier Hospital

Dialysis Unit (haemodialysis) and procedure room

  • Specialisation: Nephrology patients, including haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis and transplantation patients. Renal procedures take place in the procedure room: insertion of dialysis catheters, renal biopsy
  • Location: St Helier Hospital
  • Telephone number: Chronic area: 020 8296 2507/3020, short stay link: 020 8296 3173, procedure room: 020 8296 3540, dialysis number 020 8296 4702

Location

Ground floor, K block

Postal address to write to patients

Dialysis Unit (haemodialysis) and procedure room
St Helier Hospital
Wrythe Lane
Carshalton
Surrey
SM5 1AA

Key staff

  • Matron: Albert Acheamfour
  • Head of Nursing: Susie Mallinder
  • Other key staff: Miram Nyevero Botsh (procedure room)

Ward routine

  • Ward rounds:

    Medical team available daily

  • Medicine rounds: As required
  • Sandwiches and beverages are available during dialysis treatment. You can also bring your own food. Please note food is not served in the procedure room.

Facilities on the ward

  • Single/mixed sex: This ward is a specialist area, which means that, on occasions, men and women will be treated alongside each other. This is to make sure they receive the best possible clinical care, ie nurses are able to safely monitor them.
  • Hospedia system available:

    No

  • Other facilities: A total of 28 outpatient haemodialysis stations with two toilets, with access for disabled patients. One single disabled toilet, six siderooms, a consulting room, a waiting area. TVs at all Heamodialysis bed stations and one main large TV within patients waiting area.

Visiting the ward and restrictions for visitors

  • Visiting hours: Visiting is permitted in some cases, please speak to the nurse in charge
  • Mobile phone policy: Mobile phones can be used when on haemodialysis.
  • Other restrictions for visitors:

    Children are admitted at the discretion of the ward manager.

    Read more about protected mealtimes (see In the hospital) and privacy and dignity in our hospitals. Please observe the no smoking policy in all hospital buildings and on the hospital grounds (including car parks).

Restrictions for patients

  • What you cannot bring or use at this ward:

    Please do not bring valuables or large amounts of money with you. 

Additional information

  • Going home:

    We ensure that each patient is being informed about their future needs for dialysis as appropriate and any future investigations, including any post-procedure requirements.

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