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Kidney Patients: Medical Treatments

Volume 474: debated on Wednesday 2 April 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) how many people received dialysis treatment in each of the last five years, broken down by trust; (195395)

(2) what the average waiting time for the commencement of dialysis treatment is, broken down by trust.

The Department does not collect this information.

Information on acceptance rates onto renal replacement therapies, the percentage of patients on each modality of treatment, and the referral to treatment times for incident patients is collected by the UK Renal Registry. The annual reports containing analysis of data from 1997 to 2006 can be found on the Renal Registry’s website at:

www.renalreg.com/reports/.