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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Kidney Unit

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Patient information

Renal patient information leaflets

Our patient information leaflets are listed in alphabetical order by title. Click on a letter or select 'All'.

Patient resources

Taking your Blood Pressure (BP) at home

You may find this Blood Pressure Diary (Excel spreadsheet) helpful. Please save it to your computer and use it to write the results of your blood pressure readings.

If you can, please measure your blood pressure in the morning and afternoon in the week before you see or speak to your Renal Team.

There is more information on the spreadsheet:

Blood Pressure Diary (Excel, 12 KB)

Online Patient Advisory Panel

Patient and carers, can you help us?

We have an Online Patient Advisory Panel and would really like your feedback on our information leaflets and research that we are planning in the Oxford Kidney Unit and Transplant Unit.

The areas of care covered are:

  • Pre dialysis / Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Haemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Kidney, Pancreas and Intestinal Transplantation

If you would like more information please contact us.

PatientView

PatientView is a website that you can join. It shows your latest blood test results and information about diagnosis and treatment.

You can view PatientView from anywhere you want, and share your information with anyone you want.

www.patientview.org

Below are additional notes and blood pressure record pages for 'My Kidney Care Record', for patients to download and print.

Links

Articles and advice

Further information

You, your family or carers may find these websites helpful: they offer a range of leaflets about kidney conditions, treatments and dialysis options.

British Journal of Renal Medicine

A series of leaflets: "What I tell my patients about…" - www.bjrm.co.uk

Renal Association

A growing range of leaflets in partnership with Kidney Care UK - renal.org