All kidney transplants in the Republic of Ireland are performed by the National Kidney Transplant Service (NKTS) based at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.
This series of patient information videos, presented by the NKTS team, explains kidney transplantation and should help prepare you for coming to our transplant clinic for evaluation, how to look after yourself while you await a kidney transplant, the different donor types that may be available to you, how the transplant pool works, the transplant procedure itself and living kidney donation.
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This document was last updated on March 19, 2018.