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.
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(Please note: not all of our booklets are available as printed copies)
The chance to travel for a holiday or for work is important for people with kidney disease, just like everyone else. But people with kidney disease need to make sure that travel medicines are right for them. This leaflet gives more information about travel medicines, such as country-specific vaccines and malaria prevention medicines.Download PDF
Welfare benefits & financial support
If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you may be eligible for financial support from the UK government in the form of welfare benefits. There are many types of benefits and those you are eligible for can depend on many different things, including the severity of your kidney disease.Download PDF
Women's health and chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) can affect anyone. In the United Kingdom, the leading causes of CKD are diabetes and high blood pressure - diseases which affect both men and women. This leaflet is about how CKD affects women in particular and also how certain aspects of women’s health can affect CKD.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