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Renal services at the Sussex Kidney Unit

What we do

The Sussex Kidney Unit provides treatment and support for patients with kidney disease.

We are the main specialist provider of renal services for East and West Sussex, with a catchment population of approximately 1.2 million.

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.

Our services


The Sussex Kidney Unit is based at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, above the multi-storey car park. We also support satellite clinics – see the individual services above for details.


Phone: 01273 696955

Fax: 01273 679788

For holiday dialysis enquiries, please call us.

If you have feedback for us, please email

Patient groups

The South Eastern Kidney Patients Association (SEKPA) is a registered charity which helps kidney patients in Sussex. It is based at the Sussex Kidney Unit and raises money to support patients and to buy equipment.

The Renal Patients User Group (RPUG) is an associatied group of SEKPA, which provides a means of communication between patients and staff. The group is patient led, and is supported by staff. Patients and carers are invited to become members of the group and attend bi-monthly meetings.

For more information, contact SEKPA on 07401 493 373.


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