A special snack served during St Martin’s weekend in Portugal

Posted December 1, 2017

As part of the Patient Care Coordination strategies for the nutritional empowerment and higher patient satisfaction, last St Martins weekend we offered all the patients in their usual intradialytic snack a special and thematic treat: 2 “broas castelares” (a Portuguese small sweet potato cake, typical in the Lisbon region).

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Diaverum inaugurates Integrated Renal Care Centre in Riyadh

Posted May 12, 2017

In the presence of the Kingdom’s Minister of Health, H.E. Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al-Rabiah, we inaugurated our first Integrated Renal Care Centre (IRCC) in Riyadh in April. The new facility will bring new levels of renal care excellence integrating our d.ACADEMY training centre, dialysis centre, and a vascular access procedure room to optimise care delivery.

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Happy World Kidney Day 2017

Posted March 9, 2017

This year we want to raise the awareness for the connection between obesity and kidney diseases.

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Preventing kidney failure in Guinea-Bissau

Posted March 1, 2017

Dr. Catarina Carvalho, nephrologist at Diaverum Portugal, is leading a screening campaign in Guinea-Bissau.

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Out of the comfort zone – what it feels like to work in a clinic

Posted February 20, 2017

Employees not working in the clinics often know only theoretically how the dialysis treatment works. Therefore it is very accepted to take short trainings in the clinics to get an insight to the daily clinic routines. We spoke to Mariyana Nikolova, IT System Specialist in the Central IT department about her experience in our Crawley clinic:

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“He would love to be a father and I keep feeling guilty for not being able to give that gift to him.”

Posted February 16, 2017

Ligia Maria Eusébio da Anunciação Santos (47) is a dialysis patient in our Estoril clinic in Portugal. Despite many difficulties she got married last year and on this occasion we spoke to her to congratulate the couple. The result was a very honest interview with deeply emotional insights on life as a patient:

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