Renal day case


Our renal day case unit is available for all aspects of kidney care. We have seven rooms available for procedures, including infusions, medical reviews and clinic appointments. You might be seen by different kidney specialists while you're here.

More on what we do

We carry out many procedures renal day case, including:

  • Native and transplant kidney biopsies
  • Tunnelled and temporary line insertions for haemodialysis
  • Removal of tunnelled and temporary lines.
  • Externalisation of peritoneal dialysis catheters

We are able to give the following infusions:

  • Rituximab
  • Eculuzimab
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • IVIG
  • Antibiotics
  • IV fluids pre procedure or scan

Day case provides an area for review of dialysis access, peritoneal dialysis problems and pre-dialysis care. Patients also attend our unit before procedures carried out in the hospital's X-ray department. You might also come here to have bloods taken and be seen by a doctor.

Our team


  • Dr Lucy Smyth
  • Dr Richard D’Souza
  • Dr Helen Clarke
  • Dr Rhian Clissold
  • Dr David Meredith
  • Dr Jason Moore
  • Dr Lynsey Webb
  • Dr Maria Bello
  • Dr Coralie Bingham
  • Dr Richard Oram
  • Dr Chris Mulgrew
  • Dr Duncan Whitehead (Taunton)
  • Dr Barbara Flower (Taunton)
  • Dr Magda Makowska (North Devon)
  • Dr Mark Gilchrist (Torbay )

Trained Nurses on Renal Day Case

  • Marta Barcelo Fernandez
  • Jennie Harry

Clinical Nurse Specialists:

Transplant team

  • Heather Atkins
  • Lizzie Boult
  • Karen Steer
  • Kerry Matthews

Dialysis access team

  • Louise Oakaby
  • Helen Maxted
  • Joe Mulligan

Renal community team

  • Paula D’Souza
  • Jane Tanasa
  • Anu Partanen-Wells
  • Kevin Wilson
  • Jennie Brown
  • Cathy Rowe

Peritoneal dialysis team

  • Ed Cornish
  • Linda Powter
  • Mandy Raw

Acute starter nurse

  • Viv Taylor

Where to find us

RD&E Wonford, Barrack Rd, Exeter EX2 5DW

Renal Day Case Unit, Level 2 (at the end of E Link corridor). 

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