As a result of local and national measures to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus, some patients’ dialysis sessions may have been reduced in time or frequency. Following your special dietary advice is very important. Read the Renal Nutrition Group’s statement on dietary advice for haemo dialysis patients during COVID-19.
Since the Chief Medical Officer’s decision last week that all dialysis patients across the UK are now included in the ‘extremely vulnerable’ category and are advised to shield against Coronavirus, Kidney Care UK has up-dated its guidance for people who receive unit based haemo dialysis regarding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and eating and drinking whilst receiving treatment. Read more here.