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Home Dialysis & Electricity
ANZ/AS3003 is the standard that governs electricity regulations pertaining to home dialysis, both home haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Home dialysis units should be aware of their responsibilities related to this & other standards.
This summary provides basic information for - Electricity & Home Dialysis.

Disclaimer: The intent of this document is to provide information to renal units. Information presented is an interpretation of relevant Australian Standards Legislation as at February 2012. Kidney Health Australia and Home Dialysis Advisory Committee hold no responsibility for changes to the legislation. The legislation does not necessarily reflect the views of Kidney Health Australia or the Home Dialysis Advisory Committee. Electrical installers must obtain original copies of all legislation.


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The 2nd edition of this popular book supersedes previous version and contains important new information. It provides guidance and clinical tips to help identify, manage and refer CKD in your practice, to ensure a high standard of care for your patients.

Book available as PDF download - order hard copy using specific Order Form for this purpose. Email form with your contact details to KCAT@kidney.org.au - overseas orders not taken.

Our Kidney Check Australia Taskforce is a highly regarded group which manages our education program for health professionals.
It aims to improve the knowledge and understanding of 'who and how' to screen for kidney disease. KCAT collaborates  with kidney specialists, GPs, practice nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to provide a series of workshop modules - FREE to Medicare Locals. More at www.kcat.org.au


For people living with, or affected by kidney disease

Or email your inquiry to KHIS@kidney.org.au

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26 August 2014: Kidney Health Australia and Palliative Care Australia are calling for improved access to palliative care services for patients living with Chronic or End Stage Kidney Disease. More Policy & Advocacy page - read Media>

May 2014: State of the Nation - CKD in Australia>

The KinD Report 2014>
Explosion in Diabetes-fuelled Kidney Disease - diabetic kidney disease costs Australian healthcare system $1 billion annually. Two of a KinD Access Report 2011- Key Findings>

The KHA-CARI Guidelines process includes revision of the evidence based guidelines every 3 years to incorporate latest evidence and to keep guidelines relevant.  How to contact> Search for a KHA-CARI Guideline>


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Last updated: Mar 2015.