Dialysis unit gets a boost at Mildura Base Hospital

Nurse Unit manager Lauren Cain attends to dialysis patient Mary. Picture: Luke Gange

Nurse Unit manager Lauren Cain attends to dialysis patient Mary. Picture: Luke Gange

NINE new dialysis machines are improving services to renal patients receiving treatments at Mildura Base Hospital.

At any time more than 26 local people in the later stages of kidney disease depend on the life-saving dialysis treatments to replicate the vital role of kidneys and maintain their health. 

Nurse unit manager Lauren Cain said the new machines, supplied by the Royal Melbourne Hospital, were far more user-­friendly for both patients and staff.

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