Patient Journeys

Meet our kidney community and read their journeys. Learn about their kidney related illnesses and the highs and lows our patients have come through. Terri Hart   ‘We genuinely couldn’t […]

Just Diagnosed

Kidney disease has become increasingly common in recent years, in part due to demographic change with the population becoming older and living longer, and the increasing frequency of chronic heart […]

Living with a Diagnosis

Kidney failure occurs when the organ’s filtering capabilities are lost. It is a very serious condition that can go un-diagnosed over time. Typically, most sufferers will have lived with kidney […]

What is Kidney Disease?

Kidney disease is a long-term condition where the kidneys don’t work as well as they should. It’s a common condition often associated with getting older. Anyone can get it, although it’s more […]

Where to Get Help

Contacting your Renal Social Workers   Bethan Pettifer Social Worker – Morriston Hospital Rhif Ffon/ Phone: 01792 704192 E.Bost/ Email:   Caron Jones Renal Social Worker – Wrexham Office […]

Jade’s Story

A mother of three from Newport, who discovered that her nine-year-old daughter was suffering with chronic kidney failure, entered herself and her family into the Cardiff 2K Family Run, which takes […]

Barney’s Story

Barney was born with chronic kidney disease, which will lead to Kidney failure in the future. Barney currently regularly visits the Children’s Kidney Centre for check-ups which will increase as […]


Will PD affect my family life? People on PD usually do their own dialysis, usually in their own homes. This gives many people on PD a greater sense of responsibility […]