BiCARB Study - Does oral sodium bicarbonate therapy improve function and quality of life in older patients with chronic kidney disease and low-grade acidosis?

NHS Sheffield

Martin Wilkie

Consultant Renal Physician at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and is the peritoneal dialysis (PD) lead at the Sheffield Kidney Institute.  He is an Associate Editor for Peritoneal Dialysis International and has been a faculty member of the PD Academy for more than 10 years, and is currently the lead for Yorkshire and Humber (Y & H) Home Therapies and Self-Care.  He is currently collaborating on a KRUK-funded study to develop a decision aid for patients facing dialysis and directs a Health Foundation funded programme to develop Shared Care Haemodialysis across Yorkshire & Humber.  In addition, he is working with the UK Renal Registry to try to improve the reporting of outcomes in PD.

Dr Martin Wilkie, Principal Investigator – e: martin.wilkie@sth.nhs.uk  t: 0114 2715327

Faith Okhuoya, Research Nurse – e: faith.okhuoya@sth.nhs.uk  t: 0114 2715779
Postal address – Clinical Research Facility, Centre for Biomedical Research Building, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield S5 7AU

Local patient support group - Sheffield Area Kidney Patients Association