UK and Ireland Renal Institutions

Association of Renal Technologists (ART) Society of renal technicians, technologists, engineers and scientists
British Kidney Patient Association (BKPA) Patients' charity
British Renal Society (BRS) Society for renal health professionals
British Transplantation Society (BTS) Society of transplant surgeons
Irish Kidney Association Irish patients' charity
Kidney Wales Foundation Kidney patient organisation in Wales
infoKID Provides information for parents and carers about kidney conditions in babies, children and young people
Kidney Patient Guide Kidney patient information with popular message board
Kidney Research UK Kidney research funding body
National Kidney Federation (NKF) Patients' charity
NHS Blood and Transplant Organ transplant system, and registry (incorporating UK Transplant)
NHS Kidney Care NHS organisation to improve outcomes for renal patients, and guide commissioners
PD Academy A Renal Association approved resource that covers all aspects of the care of a PD patient from the physiology and mechanics of PD
Renal Association Society of nephrologists
Renal Patient View Online information for patients to view their blood tests
Renal UK registry for rare kidney diseases
Renal Registry UK renal registry
Scottish Renal Association-Scottish Renal Registry Society of Scottish nephrologists, and Scottish renal registry
UK/Ireland Nephrology Specialist Registrar Club  
Vascular Access Society of Great Britain and Ireland (VASBI) Has annual meetings for vascular access research
Kidney Research UK - Alumni professional development scheme for past and present grant recipients

International Renal Institutions

ANZDATA Australian and NZ renal registry
American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) US kidney patients charity
American Society for Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO)  
American Society of Nephrology (ASN) US sociey of nephrology; the ASN conference is usually in Oct-Nov and is very popular
Atlas of Diseases of the Kidney High level textbook
Atlas of Renal Pathology Useful renal pathology resource
Caring for Australasians with Renal Failure (CARI) Australasian society of nephrology, with national guidelines 
Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) Canadian society of nephrology, with national guidelines
European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association (EDTNA-ERCA) European multi-disciplinary society for renal health professionals
European EPS Registry A European registry for Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis (EPS), invites submission of cases
European Renal Association-European DIalysis Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) European society of nephrology
European Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO)  
Hypertension, Dialysis and Clinical Nephrology (HDCN) US educational site, with downloads from conferences, and up to date paper reviews
Keeping Kidney Patients Safe  
Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (NKF KDOQI ™) US National Kidney Foundation evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
Kidney Diseases: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) A global organisation that is developing globally-accepted clinical guidelines
Kidney Directions US version of Kidney Wise (patient information)
Kidney Health Australia Australian patients' charity, with extensive educational links
National Kidney Foundation (NKF) US organisation and patients' charity
Nephrology Now (Canadian-based) excellent monthly reviews of latest articles
International Society of Blood Purification (ISBP)  
International Society of Nephrology (ISN)  
International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis (ISPD)  
International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRND)  
Renal Pathology Society  
Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR) US transplant recipient registry
Sociedad Española de Nefrología (SEN) Spanish society of nephrology
Societa' Italiana di Nefrologia (SIN) Italian society if nephrology
Société de Néphrologie French society of nephrology
Société Francophone de Dialyse  
The Transplantation Society  
Ukidney Internet school of nephrology (a good educational resource)
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) US organ transplant system
US Renal Data System (USRDS) US renal registry
Women in Nephrology (WIN)  

Hospitals and Academic

EdRen Website of renal unit of Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
NHS Medical Careers (Renal Medicine) Very useful information for juniors and registrars considering a career in renal medicine
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Includes Leeds General Infirmary and St James Hospital, Leeds
University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL)  

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW)


University of Leeds  

University of Leicester

University of Warwick  

Other Medical Information to help junior doctors on medical take, or in the ED (our sister site)
Medical Education (UHCW) Teaching site for medical students and junior doctors New media company that hosts this site (and
Number Need to Treat An excellent website that helps you assess the effectiveness of a treatment
Survive Sepsis A multi-professional organisation whose aim is to encourage the early diagnosis and treatment of severe sepsis

Pharmaceutical Industry

Association of Renal Industries An organising and lobbying group for renal industry in the UK
B Braun  
Bonpharma (no website)  
CM&D Pharma  
Cybex Ventures  
Forte Medical  
Fresenius Medical Care (UK) Ltd  
Gambro Lundia AB  
Kimal plc  
Kimal Renal Care (no website)  
Pharmacosmos (no website)  
Quanta Fluid Solutions  
Renal Services UK  
Shire Pharmaceuticals  
Stanningley Pharma  
Syner-Med (PP) Ltd