Chapter 16. Caring for Staff in Renal Care

  1. Nicola Thomas RN, BSc (Hons), PG Dip (Education), MA1,2
  1. Cordelia Ashwanden

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch16

Advanced Renal Care

Advanced Renal Care

How to Cite

Ashwanden, C. (2004) Caring for Staff in Renal Care, in Advanced Renal Care (ed N. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693995.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Lead Nurse, SW Thames Renal and Transplantation Unit, St. Helier Hospital, Carshalton, Surrey

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer, City University, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 23 JUN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405109338

Online ISBN: 9780470693995



  • renal care;
  • dialysis units;
  • staffing challenges;
  • health statistics;
  • renal nursing


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Method

  • Staffing Challenges

  • What is Renal Nursing and Why is it Different?

  • Recruitment of Nurses

  • Retention of Staff

  • Violence and Aggression as a Factor in Retaining Staff

  • Specialisation

  • The Expanding Role of the Renal Nurse

  • Recommendations

  • Summary