The Renal Informatics team looks after the various electronic systems used by the service which store invaluable information regarding patients’ blood results, treatment, prescriptions, drugs and other relevant medical information.
The team also provides monitoring and audit information to clinicians and management team that aids in decision making and helps provide better patient care.
We also oversee the unit's contribution to national audit programmes such as the UK Renal Registry and NHS Blood and Transplant. If you are interested in reading more about these, please consult the "Further reading" section below.
The team assists Wessex Kidney Centre patients with gaining access to the PatientView system. PatientView allows renal patients access to their own blood results, letters and information about their diagnosis and treatment.
Do you want to know more about Patientview? Please click here to visit the PatientView website. Or you can download the PatientView information leaflet from here. If you wish to join PatientView, you can download the enrolment form here. Once you have completed it, please take it to your next appointment or dialysis session and ask a member of staff to witness the form and forward it to the Renal Informatics team at QAH.
Dr Tim Leach is Medical IT Lead and provides advice and guidance to the Informatics team. He represents Informatics among the Consultant Nephrologists.
Jonas Willemsen is the Renal Information and Systems Manager and has overall responsibility for Renal Informatics and the systems used by the unit.
Sheila Davies is the Renal Data Administrator and is our local administrator for the PatientView system.
The team can be reached at 02392 286000 Ext 1003. Please note that while we are more than happy to assist you with PatientView queries, we cannot comment on your blood results or clinical treatment. If you have any concerns about the contents of any of your blood tests or letters, you should contact your Consultant via their Secretary.
You can read more about how PHT manages patient information on the Information Governance pages.