Clinical Services


Chair: Dr Alastair Hutchison

The committee comprises regional (England) and national (Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales) representatives who are clinical directors or lead clinicians in nephrology, plus representation from the BRS and BAPN. It arranges the annual UK Clinical Directors Forum and collaborates with other agencies interested in the provision of services, to examine and to highlight deficiencies in service provision. It is also home to the Renal Patient Safety Project run by Dr. Paul Rylance, and which has now developed into a joint venture with the BRS.

Clinical Services Committee membership

Chair: Alastair Hutchison
Graham Lipkin (Clinical VP)
Louise Wells (BRS)
Maarten Taal (BRS)
Chris Deighan (Scotland)
Jo Taylor (South)
Simon Fletcher (Midlands & East)

Ying Kuan (Northern Ireland)
Mick Kumwenda (Wales)
Sarah Naudeer (North)
Katie Vinen (London)
Daljit Hothi (BAPN)
Dr Paul Rylance (Patient Safety Project Leader) 

Contact: Alastair Hutchison:

Terms of Reference - Clinical Services Committee June 2013

Clinical Services Committee Meeting dates 2014

Thursday 6th February 5pm; Teleconference
Tuesday 29th April 1pm; Face to Face meeting at UK Renal Week, Glasgow SECC
Thursday 24th July 5pm; Teleconference
Thursday 6th November 5pm; Teleconference

Recent Activity

The 2015 Renal Clinical Directors' Forum will take place in Manchester on the 25th March at the Thistle Hotel.  Contact if you would like to register

Programme: Renal Clinical Directors Forum 2015


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Commentary on KDIGO glomerulonephritis guidelinesPDF44.70 KB08 Aug, 2014 Download
Renal flu plan - Revised 7th July 2009. Includes prescribing antivirals in ESRD.PDF220.56 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
RA Working Party on Peritoneal Dialysis, Draft Report Jan 2009 (consultation now closed)PDF118.77 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Investigation of haemolysis on dialysis guidelinePDF73.98 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Clinical Services Committee Minutes May 2007PDF67.88 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Additional Influenza briefing note from the RA 23rd July 2009PDF66.67 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download

Presentations from the CD Forum 2012

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Warwicker-Managing Dialysis Patients Ineligible for NHS TreatmentPDF408.66 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Timely ListingPDF1.18 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
NHSkidneycare Bev MatthewsPDF515.59 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Mason-training numbers 2012PDF892.03 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Lipkin RA CD Forum ProgramPDF752.90 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Lewington-AKI Audit pathways commissioningPDF1.26 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Donal O’Donoghue RA CD Forum UpdatePDF813.41 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
DamianFogarty_RR_CDs_March 2012PDF1.60 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Cockwell- CKD at the primary and secondary care interfacePDF1.14 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Brunskill-Home Therapy targets CQUINPDF139.23 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download

Presentations from the CD Forum 2011

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Website version of Cockwell PresentationPPT1.44 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Raising awareness of acute kidney injuryPPT2.27 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
RA patient Safety - CD Forum Mar 10 PPT2.00 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
National Renal CD Forum 2011PPTX80.63 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Home HD Set-Up CostsPPT462.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Donal O'Donoghue_CD Forum_040311 PPT2.75 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
ATTOM presentation CDs meetingPPT442.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download

Presentations from the CD Forum 2010

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The UKRR as a ‘whistleblower’ or guardian of quality in renal care - Charlie TomsonPPT1.65 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Taskforce Implementation – Progress and Results - Chris RudgePPT5.98 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Report from the Clinical Affairs Board PPT1.50 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Quality and Productivity in Kidney Services - Dr Donal O’DonoghuePPT7.24 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Medical Manpower Planning in Nephrology - Update 2010 - Dr Phil MasonPPT493.00 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Improving Patient Safety in Renal Units - RylancePPT2.72 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Home Dialysis – Operational and Financial Aspects - Roger GreenwoodPPT9.60 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Haemodialysis Associated Haemolysis - Lessons from the Northern Ireland Cluster - Dr Henry BrownPPT2.25 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Green Nephrology - Andy ConnorPPT3.86 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Consistent Implementation of the NSF for Renal Services - Beverley MatthewsPPT2.82 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
CD Forum 2010 - Martin RafteryPPT4.58 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Acute Kidney Injury - Mark BradyPPT1.05 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download

Presentations from the CD Forum 2009

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UK Renal Registry Report - Dr Charlie TomsonPDF525.18 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Towards a Best Practice Tarrif for Dialysis - Dr Donal O'Donaghue, Daisy WildPDF307.54 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Research Perspective from Industry - Dr Nick RichardsPDF104.51 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Research in Private HD Units - Dr Paul CockwellPDF241.13 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Research Funding in the New NHS - Dr Caroline SavagePDF720.79 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Organ Donation Taskforce - Dr Peter MurphyPDF3.87 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
NHS Kidney Care - Bev MatthewsPDF174.37 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Medical Workforce Planning in Nephrology - Dr Phil MasonPDF315.56 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Managing Challenging Patients on Haemodiaysis - Dr Caroline WhitworthPDF41.88 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Early Kidney Disease and Vascular Checks - Heather WhitePDF294.94 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Clinical Affairs Board Report - Prof Kevin HarrisPDF185.42 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
CD Forum 2009 - Dr Martin RafteryPDF26.61 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download

Presentations from the CD Forum 2008

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Payment by Results 2 - Chris NewtonPPT198.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Payment by Results 1 - Chris NewtonPPT119.00 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
NSF Update - Dr Donal O'Donoghue et alPPT1.84 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
NHS(E) Next Stage Review - Stephanie SomervillePPT221.00 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Next Stage Review - Systems and IncentivesPPT78.00 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Nephrology KBA - Dr Jonathan Fox PPT77.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Home HD at 15% - Pro - Dr Roger GreenwoodPPT1.13 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Home HD at 15% - Con - Dr Martin RafteryPPT97.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
CD Forum - Dr Martin RafteryPPT37.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
CAB Report - Dr Kevin HarrisPPT308.00 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
18 week pathway - Dr Lawrence GoldbergPPT180.50 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download

Presentations from the CD Forum 2006 / 2007

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Report of a Joint Working Party on Vascular Access (September 2006)PDF618.57 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
RA - RCP Edinburgh - Consensus Statement on Management of Early CKD (February 2007)PDF120.21 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
NICE guidance on renal anaemia published (October 2006)PDF315.00 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Cheshire & Merseyside report with recommendations on patient transport (September 2006)PDF1.81 MB24 Aug, 2013 Download
Action Learning Sets interim report (June 2007)PDF513.18 KB24 Aug, 2013 Download



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