Satellite dialysis units: planning and design (HBN 07-01)

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Guidance on designing spaces outside of hospital renal units for adult patients who need maintenance dialysis.



The unit described in this building note is suitable for adult patients who need haemodialysis. It also includes guidance for facilities suitable for teaching patients how to carry out tasks such as:

  • continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD)
  • automated peritoneal dialysis (APD)
  • operating haemodialysis machines for home haemodialysis

Published 20 March 2013.