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)
Inserting your tunnelled haemodialysis catheter (permcath)
If you are planning to have or are currently receiving haemodialysis for chronic kidney disease, you may need to have a dialysis catheter inserted into your body if a fistula or graft formation has not been possible or appropriate for you. This leaflet explains more about tunnelled haemodialysis catheters, also known as lines or permcaths.Download PDF
Keeping warm and well in cold weather – a guide for kidney patients
This leaflet was produced thanks to financial support provided to Kidney Care UK as a grant from Pfizer Ltd. All editorial control has been retained by Kidney Care UK.
This leaflet is about keeping warm and well in cold weather. It suggests some simple tips to help kidney patients look after their health during the colder months.Download PDF