Posts for "dialysis" tag


New government’s dialysis commitment

In the run-up to the recent election, the Coalition promised to resolve the ongoing renal crisis facing remote Anangu communities. This could include reaching an agreement with the SA Government for community-based dialysis in Pukatja... read on

Third interview with Sarah Brown

In this interview, Sarah Brown discusses the Federal Government’s offer to cover the cost of building a permanent dialysis facility in Pukatja... read on

Further delays for SA’s mobile dialysis bus

Last September, the State Government expected to have its own mobile dialysis bus up and running in early 2013. That timeframe has now slipped by 12 months... read on

Interview with Andrew Laming MP

Andrew Laming MP is the Coalition spokesperson for Indigenous health. In this role, he has spoken out strongly on the need for State, Territory and Federal Governments to get serious about the problem of kidney... read on

Funding for dialysis in Pukatja

The Australian Government is offering to cover the cost of establishing a dialysis facility on the APY Lands. But there’s a problem... read on

Interview with Stuart McMillan

Stuart McMillan is the Moderator of the Uniting Church’s Northern Synod. The Northern Synod takes in all of the Northern Territory, the Kimberley region in Western Australia and all of the APY Lands. In this interview, Stuart... read on

Interview with Kinyin McKenzie

Kinyin McKenzie is an Anangu man with end stage renal disease. Kinyin comes from Pukatja (Ernabella) but lives in Alice Springs because there are no dialysis facilities on the APY Lands. For many years, Kinyin... read on

Dialysis bus visits Yalata

Last month, a mobile dialysis bus made it possible for eight Anangu patients to spend more than a week in their home communities... read on

$13M renal accommodation project falls over

In mid 2011, the Australian Government said it would spend $13 million building accommodation in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek for dialysis patients and their families... read on

Anangu dialysis patients and 2013 community visits

Currently, 29 Anangu from Yalata, Oak Valley and APY communities require regular dialysis treatment in order to stay alive. Fourteen of these patients receive their treatment in Adelaide... read on

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