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University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

The Children's Kidney Centre at the University Hospital of Wales provides tertiary level paediatric nephrology care for children in South and West Wales, This includes acute and chronic dialysis. Most kidney transplants take care at Bristol Children's Hospital. Some children with rare conditions are transplated at Great Ormond Street Hospital and children over 16 years of age are transplanted by the adult team at UHW.

Contact Details:

Dr Graham Smith

Peripheral clinics performed in Morriston and Neville Hall Hospitals

Telephone: 02920 748998 (sec)

Dr Rajesh Krishnan

Peripheral clinics performed in Bronglais Hospital

Telephone: 02920 748998 (sec)

Dr Shivaram Hegde

Peripheral clinics performed in Princess of Wales Hospital

Telephone: 02920 744906 (sec)

Dr Judith van der Voort

Peripheral clinics performed in Glangwili and Ysbyty Cwm Cynon 

Telephone: 02920 744906 (sec)

Nurses Telephone: 02920 744942
Rhian Pearson Senior nurse and lead for peritoneal dialysis
Margaret Lewis Pre-transport nurse
Helen Carlin PD and haemodialysis nurse
Matthew Pernas Lead nurse for haemodialysis - Telephone: 02920 748474
Isabel Fraser

Senior Dietician (available Mon-Thurs)

Telephone: 02920 746802

Helen Penny Available on Fridays
Nicole Parish

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Telephone: 02920 743591

Youth Worker  
Sean Thomas Telephone:  02920 746640

E mail addresses are available via the Global address list.

Study Days
Care Pathways
Patients and Parents Area
Transition to Adult Nephrology Services