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Living kidney donation fact sheets

We have a range of living kidney donation fact sheets available if you would prefer to download information to read offline.

General information and guidance

Could I be a living kidney donor?

Answers to frequently asked questions about living kidney donation.

The benefits of receiving a kidney from a living donor

Information about benefits of receiving a kidney from a living donor, with a look at transplant outcomes.

Talking to family and friends about living kidney donation

Guidance on raising the subject of living kidney donation with family and friends.

Donating a kidney to a child

Information and guidance around donating a kidney to a child, including the potential impact on your work and family life. 

Living kidney donor assessment

Understanding kidney function tests for living donors

Information about the kidney function tests offered during donor assessment.

Living kidney donor health

Donor health and living kidney donation

Information about eligibility and risk for donors with existing health conditions. 

Psychological aspects of living kidney donation

A guide to living kidney donation and mental health. 

Pregnancy and living kidney donation

A guide to living kidney donation, pregnancy and fertility. 

Social media appeals and living kidney donation

Using social media to appeal for a kidney

A list of things to consider before you begin appealing for a kidney on social media. 

Responding to a social media appeal for a kidney

A list of things to consider before you respond to a social media appeal for a kidney.