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Kidney Patient Guide

Is in overeenstemming met de HONcode

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Datum van de eerste revisie:

02 Sep 1999

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Datum van laatste bezoek:

30 Jan 2019

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Articles were written by Dr Peter Rutherford, a healthcare professional at University of Wales College of Medicine, and Al Brookes, a freelance patient information consultant.

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The forum is moderated by the team who initially established the Kidney Patient Guide and a group of volunteers. Messages are not checked before they are published, so please make sure your messages are polite, respectful and on-topic before you post

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DISCLAIMER: The content provided by Kidney Patient Guide is for information purposes only and is in no way intended to be a substitute for medical examination. If you have any question about your condition or treatment please consult your renal unit or doctor.

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Posts to the forum are not monitored before they are displayed. Please be careful about publishing any personally identifying material you are uncomfortable with. If you do accidentally post something which you would prefer to be removed, please contact the KPG at

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Articles were written by Dr Peter Rutherford, a healthcare professional at University of Wales College of Medicine, and Al Brookes, a freelance patient information consultant.
The other people who have contributed to this project are:
Patients and staff at the Wrexham Maelor Hospital Renal Unit
Tom Bowen Associates: Tom Bowen, Paul Forte
Cogapp: Alex Morrison, Rory Matthews, Victoria Baker, Tim Frost, Nik Honeysett, Rachael Rainbow, Gavin Mallory, Stephen Norris, Stuart Lamour, Zach Woodham.
We also wish to thank Brighton Health Care for allowing us to use material from their booklet 'Living with Kidney Failure'.

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If you provide health or medical information which is not from personal experience, it is required that you provide a suitable reference for the information (such as a link, or details of the publication where the information was found).

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Content Last Updated: 3rd September 2012. Page Last Updated: 20th May 2009.

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This site is the result of collaboration between health care professionals, experts in information technology and multimedia, specialist health care writers, and - above all - people with renal failure, their families and carers.

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The Kidney Patient Guide (KPG) does not host or receive funding from advertising.

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