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Central Dialysis Unit (CDU) is a 12-chair dialysis facility in Renal Ward 7 North at Austin Hospital.
You will be treated in CDU for a short time when you first start dialysis. You will not stay in CDU permanently.
Once you are feeling better, you will be sent to Home Therapies Centre (HTC) at the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital to ensure that you are fully informed about your dialysis options.
Once you have decided on your preferred type of dialysis, you will either be:
If you are admitted to the hospital you will dialyse in CDU while you are unwell.
Find out more about transport and parking at Austin Hospital.
We have the following facilities available:
When you come for dialysis, you should bring:
You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service.
Phone: 03 9496 5348 or 03 9496 6348
Open hours: Monday - Saturday 7am - 9.30pm
Ward 7 North, Level 7, Austin Tower
145 Studley Road,