The information in these booklets is produced on behalf of and with the kidney community, and that of the UK Kidney Association (formerly The Renal Association) and its partners.
All of our booklets are free to download by selecting them below.
If you'd like to order a printed copy of any of our booklets, fill out a booklet order form. You can return it to us by email, or post the order form to:
Kidney Care UK, 3 The Windmills, St Mary's Close, Turk Street, Alton, GU34 1EF
(Please note: not all of our booklets are available as printed copies)
Anaemia and chronic kidney disease
Kidney disease can lead to a shortage of red blood cells in your body. This is known as renal anaemia or anaemia of kidney disease. Anaemia is more common in advanced kidney disease and affects most patients on dialysis. This leaflet gives more information about anaemia and its treatment.Download PDF
Cancer risk in patients with kidney disease
This leaflet explains the risk of cancer in patients who have kidney disease, are receiving dialysis or have a kidney transplant. It also explains what ‘cancer screening’ is and how you may be able to reduce your risk of developing cancer in the future.Download PDF
Capacity and decision making in chronic kidney disease
This leaflet describes how capacity (the ability to make decisions) is assessed, the role of Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA), the best interests process and how it can apply to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This information only applies to England and Wales.Download PDF