Our clinic provides education, support and counseling to patients/families who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Our services include individual and group self-management classes, nutritional counselling and personal lifestyle counseling.
The interdisciplinary team in the Kidney Clinic includes nurses, social workers, dietitian and pharmacist. The goals of the team in cooperation with kidney specialist is to:
Help patients delay the progression of kidney disease
Educate patients and their families about treatment choices for chronic kidney disease (peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and kidney transplantation or end of life care)
Encourage a healthy life style
Provide support to patients and their families
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
A referral from a nephrologist is required.
There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:
Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.
There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.