WADoH provides funding for a Pre Dialysis Coordinator whose role is to educate ESKD clients on dialysis options and prepare them for access to commence dialysis therapy. Currently the KRSS in partnership with Broome Hospital and a visiting Royal Perth Hospital surgeon and anaesthetist is trialling the insertion of PD tubes both buried and externalised.
Again this will aim to reduce the necessity of clients having to relocate to Perth. This position also provides kidney disease education to CKD clients at the specialist renal clinics and coordinates family meetings.
Pre dialysis Coordinator West Kimberley: 0400 336 069
Pre dialysis Coordinator East Kimberley: 0421 632 353