A Day in the Life of a UKZN Paediatric Nephrologist
Professor Rajendra Bhimma has an outreach Paediatric Renal Clinic at Grey’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg. Once every three months, Bhimma visits the clinic to help doctors treat children with difficult and complicated kidney diseases. The visits help reduce the referral rate to Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital (IALCH) where only six beds are allocated for children with complex and severe kidney disease. The programme helps both doctors and patients because it brings these services closer to home.