Organizations and services
American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP)
American Kidney Fund (AKF)
National Kidney Foundation (NKF)
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)
Kidney Transplant/Dialysis Assoc. (KTDA)
United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
Social Security Administration SSDI (Supplemental Security Disability Income) and SSI (Supplemental Security Income)
British Kidney Patient Association
Run by the UK's National Kidney Research Fund
0845 300 1499 (calls charged at local rates).
Available from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday.
Clinically trained staff are able to offer advice and guidance to kidney patients.
National Kidney Patients' Helpline
(run by National Kidney Federation)
0845 601 0209 (calls charged at local rates).
Available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.
You can call NHS Direct (0845 4647) for advice, or visit the NHS website at http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk/
May 1, 2006