Resources for GPs and healthcare professionals

If you’re a GP or healthcare professional, this information will help you understand more about process and what this means for your patients.

Living Kidney Donation and Transplantation Information Pack 

This information pack has been developed to provide GP’s and healthcare professionals with a detailed overview of the living kidney donation and transplantation process in Scotland. 


All potential donors should be referred to the renal and transplant teams in the first instance as each donor is considered within guidelines that are continually re-evaluated.
Early referral of recipients increases opportunity of pre-emptive living donor transplantation.
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Information for reimbursement of UK Living Kidney Donors and checklist of evidence for claim

This checklist is to be discussed with the potential donor along with the Money Matters Leaflet, early in the donation process by Living Donor Transplant Coordinators/Transplant Liaison Nurses.

View the checklist

Social media appeals and healthcare professionals

If you are aware that a recipient or their family is planning a social media appeal please read the guidance and advice in this leaflet.