The UK NSC recommendation on kidney disease screening in adults
Find general information about population health screening.
More about Kidney disease
The kidneys filter toxins from our blood, and help to regulate blood flow around our bodies. In kidney disease, damage to the kidneys means they don't perform these functions properly. This causes a wide range of symptoms.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where the kidneys do not work as well as normal. Glomerulonephritis is caused when tiny structures inside the kidney, called glomeruli, become diseased
• The British Association For Paediatric Nephrology
The stakeholder groups will be involved when the recommendation is next reviewed. If you think your organisation should be added, please contact us. More information for stakeholders can be found in appendix C of the UK NSC evidence review process.
Recommendation Review History
This policy was created in April 2011 and combines the UK NSC policies on chronic kidney disease and glomerulonephritis
Related documentsGlomerulonephritis screening policy review summary (PDF document, 88KB, 11/04/11)
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