Nephrology is a branch of medicine dealing with the study of the function and diseases of the kidney.

Our Services

General Nephrology - Renal impairment
Young Adult/Paediatric Transition
Chronic Kidney Disease / Pre-Dialysis
Kidney Transplantation

Our Team


Dr Pius Tansinda
Dr Robert Preston

Specialist Nurse

Jeannie Kessell – Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Outreach Nurse
Telephone: 01536 493421


Please report to the outpatients reception on arrival.

Dr Tansinda

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

Dr Preston

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
Trafalgar Road
NN16 8DB
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.


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