ClinicHD

Taped Up

As my new About page confirms, I started Haemodialysis in Oct 2017 and in June 2018 I started Home Haemodialysis. One of the biggest differences between the unit and being at home is being...

Surviving HD Clinic

It’s not secret that I hate going to dialysis clinic three times a week for four hours at a time. However I do have a few tips for surviving it. Firstly, try and get...

Permacath

For those who do not know, a permacath is a tube that is used to gain access to the blood for haemodialysis. I do not mine admitting that I was petrified by having this...

Dry Scalp

Whichever dialysis you are on (APD or CAPD) they have one thing in common: they pull every last drop of water out of you! One of the symptoms of this is getting a dry...

Be your own health cheerleader!

I was once told that no one else is best placed to know; (a) how you feel, (b) what is best for your health & (c) what you want/need. You must be our own...

Working Part II

If you do decide to continue working; which I recommend you'll need a few tips. Firstly, you need to find a clean and safe room for you to do an exchange in. It will need a...