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)
Long-term conditions like chronic kidney disease can affect different areas of your life as well as your health. Emotional resilience is about coping with your problems and finding a way to continue to live well, even when under considerable stress.
This leaflet gives an introduction to emotional resilience and provides some tips on how it can help you to cope with the stresses you may experience in your life.Download PDF
Haemodialysis access with an arteriovenous fistula
If you have chronic kidney disease and have decided to receive haemodialysis, you will need to have an arteriovenous fistula created. This leaflet explains what a fistula is, how it is made and how to take care of it. It will also explain the benefits and possible risks.Download PDF