Papers and reports
Dialysis and Transplant Standards and Audits
Standards for Viral testing in HD units:
Home dialysis patients as medically dependent electricity consumers:
Access to Renal Replacement Programmes in New Zealand:
This document is intended to provide general guidance to health funders, providers and the public regarding assessment and decision making for patients with advanced kidney failure where renal replacement therapy is under consideration.
New Zealand’s renal services: Towards a national strategic plan – A scoping document
This scoping paper from the NRAB highlights for DHB CEOs’ attention a range of key issues facing the renal sector in New Zealand, and presents the case for developing a national strategic framework for renal services.
The Demand for Renal Replacement Therapy: Projections for 2005–2019
The objectives of this study were to:
- Project incident and prevalent renal replacement therapy (RRT) rates and counts from 2000–04 to 2015–19
- Estimate the contribution of demographic and non-demographic drivers to the trend in demand (count).
Immunisation for adults pre-dialysis, on dialysis or pre-/post-kidney transplantation:
Vaccination schedule for all patients being considered for kidney transplantation and for those who already have a kidney transplant.
NZ Kidney Allocation Scheme protocol:
The New Zealand Kidney Allocation Scheme (NZKAS) is used to determine the allocation of deceased donor kidneys and non-directed donor kidneys.
Algorithm for probability of 5-year post-transplant survival in New Zealand:
The Algorithm for probability of 5-year post-transplant survival in New Zealand is used by clinical specialists to calculate the probability of 5-year survival post renal transplant.
Improvements in Live Kidney Donation project:
Maori Pacific Attitudes Towards Transplantation: Professional Perspectives
This report provides a summary of renal departments’ experiences of working with Maori and Pacific people on transplantation, with a brief summary of renal departments’ views on the reasons for the observed disparities.
Roles and Responsibilities of Renal Technicians
This document defines the authorised scope of the role of the renal technicians.
Dialysis Practice for Clinical Renal Physiologist/Technologists
This handbook contains Clinical Renal Physiologist/Technologist competencies, scopes of practice, code of ethics, registration, certification, recertification/continuous professional development program (CPD) and training standards.