A/Prof Katherine Barraclough

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Consultant Nephrologist, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Katherine Barraclough is a Consultant Nephrologist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Her interests include the intersection between human and environmental health and environmental sustainability within the health care system. She is the current Chair of the ANZSN Environmental Sustainability Committee.

Presentation: Addressing the Environmental Impact of Dialysis

The ANZSN has recognised that imperative exists for the nephrology sector to address its contribution to climate change, reduce its usage of resources and better manage waste. This talk will outline recent work undertaken by the ANZSN environmental sustainability committee to improve the environmental impact of dialysis as well as initiatives that are planned for the coming years.