We know that many PKD patients, their families or carers face financial difficulties. Whether you can claim depends on many factors such as your income, savings, living costs, stage of kidney disease or disability.

UK Government information offers a comprehensive guide to benefits available to UK citizens.

Other sources of information and help

Kidney Care UK (KCUK)

KCUK offers a UK-wide advocacy service to kidney patients. Their Advocacy Officers are all either kidney patients themselves, have a family member as patient, or have a good knowledge of health services. Their role is to speak up for kidney patients and ensure their rights are respected and their views heard.

Ring the KCUK Helpline 01420 541424 or visit the Kidney Care UK website Kidney Care UK website.


Turn2us is a UK charity which helps people access benefits available to them and also provides information about grants and other help.