Dialysis

The Shepparton dialysis unit can accommodate seven patients per session during two sessions per day.  This is a satellite unit of St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne.

The Dialysis Unit is located within the Graham Street campus of Goulburn Valley Health, Ground Floor, Building F.

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Holiday Dialysis

Holiday dialysis enquiries can be made to the Nurse Unit Manager. Acceptance for holiday bookings is dependent upon availability, so please book as early as possible.  Confirmation cannot be guaranteed until a week or two prior to the proposed dates.

 Information required:

  • Dialysis care plan and prescription
  • Recent pathology results, including MRSA/VRE swab results
  • Patients are required to bring their own Erythropoetin (Eprex/Aranesp/NeoRecormon)

Referral

Referral for permanent dialysis at GV Health Dialysis unit should come via your existing dialysis unit/parent hospital.  Holiday referrals may come from patients or dialysis unit staff.

General Information

There are several visiting Nephrologists that consult at the Goulburn Valley Health Specialist Consulting Suite

Ph: (03) 5832 2536 for bookings – GP referral is required for a specialist consultation.

For information about dialysis and renal failure, GV Health recommends viewing the Kidney Health Australia website.