Archived Guidelines

These documents are for historical interest only. Their recommendations have been superseded by the current guideline and commentaries.


Archived Commentaries


Publication Date

KDIGO Guideline - Chronic Kidney Disease - Mineral and Bone Disorder


KDIGO Guideline - Hepatitis C


KDIGO Guideline - Management of the kidney transplant recipient in the UK


KDIGO Guideline - Treatment of Glomerulonephritis


NICE guideline (NG136) ‘Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management’ including proposals for blood pressure management in patients with chronic kidney disease 2021

Consensus Statements


Title Authors Publication Date Review Date
Perioperative management of people with inherited salt-wasting alkaloses (Gitelman’s syndrome and Bartter’s syndrome) undergoing non-urgent surgical procedure Hugh Gallagher, Jasmeet Soar & Charles Tomson 2015 March 2020
Planning, initiation & withdrawal of renal replacement therapy Graham Warwick, Andrew Mooney, Lynne Russon & Rebecca Hardy 2014 January 2019
Vascular Access for Haemodialysis Mick Kumwenda, Sandip Mitra & Claire Reid 2015 January 2020
Hypertension management and renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system blockade in patients with diabetes, nephropathy and/or chronic kidney disease Association of British Clinical Diabetologists and endorsed by the Royal College of Physicians 2017 November
British Consensus Guideline on Intravenous Fluid Therapy for Adult Surgical Patients British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, the Association for Clinical Biochemistry, the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland, the Society of Academic and Research Surgery & the Intensive Care Society 2011 March
Treatment of acute hyperkalaemia in adults Dr Annette Alfonzo, Dr Alexander Harrison, Dr Richard Baines, Dr Ann Chu, Mr Simon Mann, Mr Murdoch MacRury 2020 July 2025
Treatment of acute hyperkalaemia in adults: Hyperkalaemia algorithm - community 2020 July 2025
Treatment of acute hyperkalaemia in adults: hyperkalaemia algorithm - hospital 2020 July 2025
Treatment of acute hyperkalaemia in adults: hyperkalaemia algorithm - cardiac arrest 2020 July 2025
Acute Kidney Injury - 5th edition Dr Andrew Lewington & Dr Suren Kanagasundaram 2011 March
Acute Kidney Injury - 4th edition Dr Andrew Davenport & Dr Paul Stevens 2008 June
Anaemia in CKD Dr Ashraf Mikhail, Dr Rajesh Shrivastava, Dr Donald Richardson 2010 November
Assessment of the Potential Kidney Transplant Recipient Dr Chris Dudley, Dr Paul Harden, 2010 November
Blood Borne Virus Infection Dr Colin Geddes, Dr Elizabeth Lindley, Dr Neill Duncan 2009 October
Cardiovascular Disease in CKD Dr Stephen Holt & Dr David Goldsmith 2008 January
Chronic Kidney Disease Dr. Maarten Taal, Dr Charlie Tomson 2007 March
COMPLICATIONS IN CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Dr Mike Cassidy, Dr Donald Richardson, Dr Colin Jones 2007 December
Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Detection, Monitoring and Care of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease Dr Mark S. MacGregor and Dr Maarten W. Taal 2011 January
Haemodialysis - 5th edition Dr Robert Mactier, Dr Nic Hoenich Ph.D, Dr Cormac Breen 2009 December
Haemodialysis - 4th edition Dr. Robert Mactier 2007 January
Living Donor Kidney Transplantation Renal Association and British Transplantation Society 2011 May
Nutrition in CKD Dr Mark Wright and Dr Colin Jones 2010 March
Peritoneal Access Dr Martin Wilkie, Dr Sarah Jenkins & Mr Badri Shrestha. 2009 September
Prevention of Contrast Induced Acute Kidney Injury (CI-AKI) In Adult Patients Dr Andrew Lewington, Dr Robert MacTier, Dr Richard Hoefield, Dr Andrew Sutton, Dr David Smith, Dr Mark Downes 2013 April
PERITONEAL DIALYSIS - 3rd edition Professor Simon Davies 2007 May
Peritoneal Dialysis - 5th edition Dr Graham Woodrow & Prof Simon Davies 2010 May
Treatment of adults and children with renal failure 2002 August
Treatment of adult patients with renal failure 1997 November
UKKA clinical practice guideline: Sodium-Glucose Co-transporter-2 (SGLT-2) Inhibition in Adults with Kidney Disease Working Group co-chairs: Assoc. Prof. William G. Herrington & Dr Andrew H. Frankel. Working Group members: Dr Alexa Wonnacott, Dr. David Webb, Mrs Angela Watt, Mr Michael Watson, Mr John Roberts, Assoc. Prof. Natalie Staplin, Dr Alistair Roddick, Dr Alex Riding, Dr Eirini Lioudaki, Dr Apexa Kuverji, Prof. Mohsen El Kossi, Dr Patrick Holmes, Mr Matt Holloway, Prof. Donald Fraser, Dr Chris Carvalho, Prof. James Burton, Prof. Sunil Bhandari 2021 September 2026


NICE accredited clinical practice guidelines 

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25th Annual Report

Analyses about the care provided to patients at UK renal centres.

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2022 UKRR AKI Report

A report on the nationwide collection of AKI warning test scores. 

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