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About the unit

The Sussex Kidney Unit is the main tertiary provider of renal services for East and West Sussex, with a catchment population of approximately 1.2 million.

The main unit in Brighton has 36 in-patient beds, and 41 haemodialysis stations.

The unit provides clinics in general nephrology, low clearance and renal vasculitis, as well as transplant and dialysis clinics. A secondary care hypertension clinic is also provided for the local population.

Research and special expertise

The Renal Unit is involved in a number of ongoing exciting and innovative projects.

The unit has major research interests in tuberous sclerosis complex, vascular stiffness and oxidant stress, peritoneal dialysis technologies, myeloma and chronic disease management stretegies. 

Collaborative research is conducted locally with the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Sussex University and Brighton University. The unit is also involved in a number of multi-centre studies.

Contact details

Contact the Sussex Kidney Unit by telephone on 01273 696955 or fax via 01273 679788.

For holiday dialysis enquiries, please email holidaydialysis@bsuh.nhs.uk


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Please click here to access a survey of patient opinions about the quality of care you have received at the Sussex Kidney Unit

You can also get in touch with your feedback by emailing Cristina.osorio@bsuh.nhs.uk