Prevention and control of blood-borne virus infection addendum: guidelines for dialysis away from base

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A working group made up of key experts on blood-borne virus infection and dialysis, including renal consultants and nurses, the Health Protection Agency, consultant virologists and microbiologists and patient representatives have produced revised guidelines specifically on dialysing away from base. These should enable renal units to keep to a minimum the restrictions placed on people wishing to have dialysis away from their normal base and therefore increase their quality of life.