Dialysis Service- Provision of renal replacement therapy in the form of haemodialysis, involving the use of a machine to pump blood through an extracorporeal circuit and a filter. This treatment may be permanent or temporary, depending on the patient's suitability for transplantation, or the option of peritoneal dialysis.
The dialysis unit is currently located at 17 Windemere Street North, Ballarat, Vic. Hours of operation are 7.00 am - 10.00 pm on Tuesdays and from 7.00 am - 7.30 pm on all other days, except Sunday, when the unit is closed.
There is parking at the rear of the dialysis unit (either with parking card access or push the button on boom gate for assistance (holiday patients).
Patients can be referred to the unit by a nephrologist or another dialysis unit. If a patient is on holiday or is transferring from another dialysis unit, completion of forms is required.
Nurse Unit Manager, Catherine Thomas, Ph: 03 5320 4522 FAX: 03 5320 4352