Kidney dialysis

The Royal Free manages dialysis services for the entire North Central sector of London serving a population of 1.4 million. We currently have 700 patients on haemodialysis. We have an active dialysis research programme and employ the latest techniques including an extensive haemodiafiltration programme.

We have an international reputation for our commitment to provide the highest standards for all our patients, through the delivery of world class expertise and local care.

Our Private Practice Dialysis Unit provides treatment to patients with kidney dysfunction, both inpatient and outpatient, offering the following:

  • Haemodialysis/Haemodiafiltration
  • Haemodialysis Vascular Access surgery
  • Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD & APD)
  • Transplantation ( with latest Robotic technology available)
  • Plasma Exchange

Home dialysis therapies

We have 110 patients maintained on peritoneal dialysis and an expanding self-care and home haemodialysis service.

Our private unit is on the top floor at Royal Free Hospital overlooking the beautiful Hampstead Heath and part of London’s skyline.

The unit is supervised by Dr. Peter Dupont, an experienced and globally recognized consultant nephrologist and run by specialist renal nurses. Among other consultant nephrologists, healthcare assistants, therapists, nutritionists and translators, our multidisciplinary team works together to offer the highest quality care for you.

To make your experience as best as possible, the unit has electrically operated reclining chairs and beds, free television in each station with worldwide channels, Free WIFi, national and international newspapers and a catering service that offers a free hot meal.

For more information or to book an appointment to see a specialist, please contact our dedicated enquiries team who are available Monday to Friday from 8am – 6pm on 020 7317 7751 or email

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