Tyneside Kidney Patients Association
Contact details you may find useful...
Urgent Renal Care
Any Newcastle dialysis or kidney transplant patient who needs advice about an URGENT medical problem that relates specifically to their underlying kidney disease/treatment should telephone one of the following numbers...
Chronic haemodialysis patients telephone Ward 31 on 0191 2137031 (or if unobtainable phone Ward 32 on 0191 2137032).
Renal Social Workers
The best way to contact one of the renal social workers is to go by the administration officer. You can do this by:
Phoning Newcastle Hospitals on (0191) 213 7393 and asking for the renal social workers at the Freeman:
Email to socialworkadminFRH@newcastle.gov.uk
Fax to (0191) 285 3455
Post to Renal Social Worker, Adult Services Directorate.
David Errington (Chairman)
Bob Ramshaw (Vice-Chairman)
Keith Vickers (Secretary/ Editor)
Ian Gill (Treasurer)
Alan Bond (Membership Secretary)
Alex Crawley (Young Persons Representative)