Stanley Shaldon

Stanley Shaldon

Stanley Shaldon (1931-2013)

Shaldon started the first chronic haemodialysis in the UK in 1964 at the Royal Free Hospital, and pioneered home dialysis. An unorthodox figure, soon after that he left the NHS to establish a private dialysis facility in London, and then moved to Europe spending most of his subsequent career in France.

Watch the first edition of BBC’s ‘Tomorrow’s World’ in 1965 which includes a report of some ethical issues in dialysis and an interview with Shaldon.

Shaldon was interviewed in 2010 for European Pioneers in Nephrology (link)

Read Shaldon’s obituary (link)

Last Updated on April 28, 2023 by John Feehally