Working together for better kidney health
The IH Renal Program is responsible for program development and delivery of renal care to patients through the full spectrum of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Care can include early diagnosis, risk factor treatment and lifestyle modification, treatment options that may include independent dialysis, such as peritoneal dialysis, or home hemodialysis, transplantation and center-based care.
What services are available?
The following services and/or programs are available within Interior Health:
Patients who have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease will have access to renal specific dietitians, social workers, nurse practitioner, and pharmacists through the various clinics/services listed above.
Am I eligible?
Restricted to patients with diagnosed chronic kidney disease who have need to be enrolled in the program.
Is there a cost?
This is no cost associated with this service.
How do I access this service?
Referral to Nephrologists, Renal Nurse Practitioner or Internist associated with the program.
Visit the Find a Service directory listing and search for "Renal". The Renal services include descriptions, contact details and related documents for our renal services.
We want to hear from you
If you are unhappy with the service you received, you are encouraged to speak with the person who provided the service, or to the manager of the area. All patients and clients are encouraged to try and resolve any issues at the time and place care is received.
If you still feel your concern has not been adequately addressed, you can contact the IH Patient Care Quality Office directly for further action.