Visitors are permitted at Austin Health sites with some restrictions. Find out more about our visitor restrictions.
The North East Kidney Service (NEKS) is a community service (not in the hospital).
Our service is for people who need dialysis, are well and can therefore safely have their treatment away from the hospital. This is a much less stressful environment for long-term dialysis.
NEKS has 12 dialysis chairs.
There is parking available in the local streets and in the carpark of the South Preston Shopping Centre. The entrance to the shopping centre is on Milton Crescent. There are clearway restrictions on Plenty Road.
There are Route 86 tram stops (Stop 43) on Plenty Road and local train stations are about 15 minutes walk away.
We have the following facilities available:
Tea, coffee and biscuits are provided for morning and afternoon tea.
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 9480 3088
Fax: 03 9415 8244
Open hours: Monday - Saturday 7.15am - 8.30pm
North East Kidney Service
80 - 84 Plenty Road