Nephrology is a branch of medicine dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.
General Nephrology - Renal impairment
Young Adult/Paediatric Transition
Chronic Kidney Disease / Pre-Dialysis
Dr Pius Tansinda
Dr Robert Preston
Jeannie Kessell – Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Outreach Nurse
Telephone: 01536 493421
Please report to the outpatients reception on arrival.
Kettering General Hospital - Tuesday AM – Weekly Nephrology Clinic
Nene Park Irthlingborough - Thursday AM – Alternate weeks Nephrology or Pre-dialysis/Chronic Kidney Disease
Monday PM - Weekly Haemodialysis
Kettering General Hospital - Thursday AM – Alternate weeks Chronic Kidney Disease
Corby Nuffield Diagnostic Centre - Monday PM – Weekly Transplant Clinic
Thursday AM – Alternate weeks Chronic Kidney Disease
Friday AM - Weekly General Nephrology Clinic
Tuesday AM - Weekly Haemodialysis
Consultant visits to in-patients
Ward rounds are made three times a week on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Acute kidney injury telephone virtual clinic
Patients are required to give blood 2 weeks and 4 weeks post discharge; the AKI Nurse will contact patients with the result either Wednesday (in one of the 10 appointments between 13:30-15:00) or Thursday (in one of the 10 appointments between 10:00-11:30).
Acute dialysis is available on the Intensive Care Unit at Kettering General Hospital.
Acute patients may be transferred to Finedon Ward at Northampton General Hospital.
Haemodialysis is held at:
Kettering Dialysis Unit
Telephone: 01536 512535
What should I do prior to my appointment?
You will have been given a blood test request form at your previous appointment. Please have a pre-clinic blood test one week before your appointment. If this has been lost or mislaid please phone the Nephrology department on 01536 493675.
What should I bring to my appointment?
Please bring your appointment letter and up to date prescription/medication list.