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About the pancreas and kidney program

The initial pancreas transplant programme began in 1978 at the same time as the introduction of cyclosporine...

Patient stories

Read about the experiences of patients who have had a pancreas transplant. 

After a pancreas transplant

Your care after your pancreas transplant...

Pancreas/kidney team

The pancreas team provides specialist care and advice for patients being assessed for combined kidney and pancreas transplantation...


Professor Christopher Watson

Professor of Transplantation
Prof Christopher Watson
Pancreas and kidney transplantation is performed on those patients who have chronic or end stage renal disease requiring artificial kidney support caused by their Type 1 Diabetes.

Combined kidney and pancreas transplantation increases life expectancy and quality for patients with renal failure due to diabetes...