Introduction

How to get the most out of this site


This site contains several animations. You can find them by following this sign... ANIMATION

Animation of a man waving

<<< Can you see a little man waving on the left? If so, you will be able to see our animations.

If not, you need to get a "plug in" for your web browser to view the animations. It is Flash from Adobe. If you find that you need this plug-in click here to go to Adobe's software downloads page. Follow the instructions there to get the plug-in.

Finding your way around this web site.

We have tried to keep this simple. Clicking on any underlined text will take you to a relevant linked page. If you get lost, or want to look at a different section, you can get back to the contents page from any page. Either:

Click on this headline on any page:
Kidney Patient Guide

or, click on "Home Page" at the bottom of each page.

Search

Every page includes the Search facility - simply enter a keyword to search the whole site for the topics that interest you most.

Glossary

Simple definitions for every medical term used are included in the Glossary. Just click on the highlighted words, or access the whole Glossary from the main Contents page.

The KPG forum

Our forum enables you to read comments, questions and experiences from other visitors - and post some of your own. A good way to make connections.

What patients say...

A selection of quotes from renal patients speaking about various aspects of their experience. Every page offers a link that will take you straight to the relevant quotes for that section. You can also reach "What patients say..." by clicking on the quotes included in the text.