Management of all kidney conditions and chronic kidney disease (CKD)
Inpatient and outpatient consultant-led service (medical and surgical)
Peritoneal and haemodialysis - in hospital, self-managed, in home and via outreach ‘satellite’ units across South Australia (SA)
Dialysis Start Program
Dialysis access - medical and surgical
Kidney, pancreas and islet cell transplantation — covering patients in both South Australia and Northern Territory
Youth transition clinics
Obstetric Nephrology Service – pre-pregnancy planning for men and women, antenatal care and post-partum follow up
Kidney Care Team – CKD and renal treatment options education and support
Renal nurse practitioners - home therapies, haemodialysis and supportive care
Allied Health renal specialists: dietetics, social work, pharmacy, psychology, Aboriginal health practitioner
Renal nurse specialist consultation and service coordination for: vascular access, transplantation, complex care needs
24/7 onsite and on-call medical staff
Regional area and telemedicine consults
Services not provided:
Urinary Tract Obstruction
Assessment of Renal Tumours
Prostatic and other urological issues – please refer to Urology
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and families
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients undergoing renal dialysis and accessing services through CNARTS, there are services in place to help, from diagnosis through to starting and accessing your treatment.
The Aboriginal Health Practitioners on hand can assist with a range of support services, with the hub itself offering a space for Aboriginal people from diverse backgrounds and rural locations to meet in a safe and supportive environment.
The hub is open: 8.30am — 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
For more specific information regarding kidney disease, diagnosis and treatment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients, go to Kidney Health Australia's Indigenous Resource library.
You can search through to find related information.
Outpatient Referral Process
South Australian public hospital outpatient referral process guideline for clinicians.
Use of the information and data contained within this site or these pages is at your sole risk.
If you rely on the information on this site you are responsible for ensuring by independent verification its accuracy, currency or completeness.
This site includes links to other websites operated by community, business and government.
These linked websites will have their own terms and conditions of use and you should familiarise yourself with these.
All linked websites are linked 'as is' and the Government of South Australia:
does not sponsor, endorse or necessarily approve of any material on websites linked from or to this Site;
does not make any warranties or representations regarding the quality, accuracy, merchantability or fitness for purpose of any material on websites linked from or to this Site;
does not make any warranties or representations that material on other websites to which this site is linked does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person anywhere in the world; and
does not authorise the infringement of any intellectual property rights contained in material in other websites by linking this site to those other websites.
If you use automatic language translation services in connection with this site you do so at your own risk.
The information and data on this site is subject to change without notice. The Government of South Australia may revise this disclaimer at any time by updating this posting.
The Government of South Australia, its agents, instrumentalities, officers and employees:
make no representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy of the information and data contained on this site
make no representations, express or implied, as to the accuracy or usefulness of any translation of the information on this site or any linked website into another language
make no representations as to the availability of the site and the availability of websites linked from or to the site
accept no liability however arising for any loss resulting from the use of the site and any information and data or reliance placed on it (including translated information and data)
make no representations, either expressed or implied, as to the suitability of the said information and data for any particular purpose
accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this Site or its use or any website linked to this site
do not represent or warrant that applications or payments initiated through this site will in fact be received or made to the intended recipient. Users are advised to confirm the application or payment by other means.