Bringing together patients, clinicians, renal technicians and others to share ideas for sustainable kidney care.

Please visit the Resources tab for published research papers, case studies, measurement tools, previous events and awards. For the latest updates and ways to get involved see live posts (below) and Events. Log in to comment on any of these or to post a new topic for discussion.

Read about the history of green nephrology and the new Sustainable Kidney Care committee on the CSH website.

Green Nephrology case studies

Case studies in Green Nephrology can be found on the Mapping Greener Healthcare site, using the link below. Projects to date range from waste reduction in haemodialysis to telephone and video clinics.

September, 2021

Greener AHP Hub

The Greener AHP Hub is a resource for Allied Health Professionals.  It provides information and clear actionable steps which AHPs can take to improve their own environmental sustainability. The hub complements the 

NHS England
October, 2021

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I wanted to say Hello! I'm Hayley Pinto - I have just joined CSH as the new Education and Training lead.

Solar-Assisted Haemodialysis

This article by John Agar, Anthony Perkins and Alwie Tjipto (2012) highlights the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of using solar-assisted power in dialysis services. Please use the link below to access the article.

CJASN
October, 2021

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Staff recycling questionnaire

This questionnaire, developed by dialysis nurse Mary Thomson in Fife, has been used to raise awareness and gather staff views on recycling at home and at work. You are welcome to borrow and adapt it for your workplace.

Mary Thomson, Queen Margaret Hospital, Fife
March, 2009

EDTNA/ERCA Handbook: Environmental Guidelines for Dialysis

The EDTNA/ERCA and Fresenius Medical Care have produced this Handbook for going green in dialysis. "Fifteen experts from 10 different countries have created the Guidelines over the past year. They contain all the state of the art knowledge to reduce the environmental burden of dialysis.

EDTNA / ERCA & Fresenius Medical Care
October, 2011

Telephone clinics in the follow up of renal transplant recipients

The renal unit at the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire has been successfully running a twice-monthly telephone clinic to provide follow up to these patients since 2006. Annual carbon savings have been estimated at approximately 2000 kgCO2 equivalents.

Green Nephrology Programme
December, 2009

Conserving water in haemodialysis

When the Canterbury dialysis unit updated its water purification system with the installation of a new reverse osmosis plant in 1997, it was soon apparent that large volumes of reject water were being ‘lost to drain’.

Green Nephrology Programme
December, 2009

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Naturally Healthy?

On 2nd March CSH and the Ecosystems Knowledge Network delivered a Valuing Nature Programme event to ensure that tools and methods are available to

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