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

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Alex Crowe

Dr Alex Crowe did his medical training at St Thomas’ Hospital in London and after working in London, Portsmouth and Liverpool is now a Consultant Nephrologist at the Countess of Chester Hospital and Arrowe Park Hospital. He is also Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physiology and Cellular Metabolism, University of Liverpool. Dr Crowe is the Clinical Service Lead for the Appraisal and Revalidation of Medical Staff at Arrowe Park Hospital and was the Clinical Service Lead for Renal, Cardiology and Diabetes Services at Arrowe Park Hospital and Countess of Chester Hospital and the Clinical Lead for Kidney Care Network, Cheshire and Merseyside Kidney Care Network from 2009 to 2013.

Dr Alex Crowe, Principal Investigator – e: alex.crowe@nhs.net  t: 0151 678 5111 Ext 4600

Julie McEntee, Research Nurse – e: jmcentee@nhs.net  t: 0151 604 7315
Postal address – Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Research Department, D-Block, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral, CH49 5PE

Local patient support group - Cheshire and Merseyside Kidney Care Network