Strike action is taking place in June. We'll contact you directly if you or your child's appointment is affected.

There are rail strikes planned for May and June, which may affect your journey to our hospital and community centres. If you or your child has an appointment booked, please do all you can to attend. Plan your journey ahead and allow extra time.

Nephrology service, Renal services


Our kidney service diagnoses and treats all kinds of children's kidney problems.

Working together with the urology service, we care for children and young people from across the south east of England and beyond, serving over nine million people.

Our services include management of:

  • chronic kidney disease
  • home-based and hospital-based dialysis
  • kidney transplantation - we perform around 18 transplants a year
  • young adult clinic
  • unique service for children with serious bladder disorders
  • nephrotic syndrome.

For a list of some of the types of kidney problems we treat, see kidney conditions and treatments.

Many of our patients will move to the adult kidney service as they get older.


General enquiries

Tel: 020 7188 4586 / 4587


Appointment enquiries

Tel: 020 7188 4000


Penguin outpatients reception

Tel: 020 7188 4604


How to find us

Kidney outpatients

Penguin outpatient unit (PDF 135Kb)
3rd floor, staircase C, South Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
London SE1 7EH

This department is only accessible via lift/staircase C.

Map of Third Floor, South Wing , St Thomas' Hospital (PDF 135Kb)


Level 3 – Beach (seahorse and crab zones)
Evelina London Children's Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

How to get to Evelina London.