Think Kidney Publications

Archived Content Notice

You are currently accessing the Think Kidneys website. Please be aware that this site is an archive and contains content from the Think Kidneys project, which concluded in 2019. As a result, the information presented here is no longer being updated or maintained.

For the most current and relevant information, we encourage medical professionals to visit the UK Kidney Association for comprehensive resources and updates in the field. Patients and their families can find valuable, patient-centric information and support at Kidney Care UK.

We thank you for your understanding and invite you to explore these recommended resources for up-to-date insights and guidance in kidney care and health.

General Resources  

Patient Information 

Resources for Primary Care

As acute kidney injury warning stage test results for adults begin to be received electronically in primary care, Think Kidneys has developed a range of resources specifically for primary care.

The links below will provide members of the multidisciplinary team caring for people with, or at risk of AKI with information and guidance on how to respond. The aim is to improve safety and outcomes for patients.

Introduction to AKI

Quick Guides

Detailed Resources

Other Resources

Resources for Secondary Care

Publications and tools for clinicians working at all levels and in all specialties across secondary care.

Detailed Resources

Mental Health



Care Homes

Educational resources for undergraduate nurse educators

The following resources are for undergraduate nurse educators. They consist of guidance, lesson plans, a video seminar and slide sets which also be accessed via our SlideShare account, where you can download and edit them to suit your needs.

Think Kidneys App

We have an app containing many of the Think Kidneys resources. Download your app here:

Public Campaign posters

Posters to download:

Your kidneys are amazing

Are you unwell?

Is your child unwell?

Urine colour

Are you taking the p?