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.
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)
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
Medicines commonly taken by people after a transplant or with an autoimmune disease
Medicines can be used to prevent your body from rejecting a transplanted organ. They can also be used to slow the progression of a disease affecting your kidneys or kidney failure itself in patients with an autoimmune kidney disease. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about these types of medications and some of their possible side effects.Download PDF
If you have kidney disease, or have had a kidney transplant, there are sometimes problems with buying medicines over the counter (i.e. from pharmacies, supermarkets or garages) to treat minor ailments. This leaflet is designed to give you more information about the medicines that may cause problems.Download PDF