Renal services include general nephrology (diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases), dialysis, transplant and chronic kidney disease clinics, as well as work up for dialysis and transplants, and renal replacement treatment with all dialysis modalities for the Midland health region.
The Regional Renal Service offers inpatient, outpatient and outreach services, including four satellite dialysis units and two large home-based programmes of peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis.
Renal is part of Waikato Hospital's Internal Medicine cluster. It includes:
- Regional Renal Centre, Ryburn Lane, Waiora Waikato Hospital Campus, Hamilton
- Ward M3 Renal, Level 3, Menzies Building, Waikato Hospital (includes Acute Dialysis)
- Renal Nephrology Clinic, Reception I, Level 3, Meade Clinical Centre
- Renal Transplant Clinic, Reception F, Level 2, Meade Clinical Centre
Waikato Hospital Operator: (07) 839 8899 for all services and departments
Referrals are by general practitioners (GPs) or other health specialists.
Non-acute (non-urgent) referrals will initially be seen at clinic appointment.