https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/michael-greatorex-2
He retires at the end of March so the deadline for donations is 27th March 2019.
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Dr Nelson to retire after 40 years of service to the NHS

March 6 2019
Many of you will know Dr Stephen Nelson. As the longest serving consultant Nephrologist on the team, he has helped thousands of patient with renal disease. At the end of this month, Dr Nelson will retire after 40 years of service to the NHS. If you would like to contribute to a retirement present please visit: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/michael-greatorex-2
He retires at the end of March so the deadline for donations is 27th March 2019.

About Dr Nelson

Dr Nelson has given 40 years of service to the NHS as a medical student, registrar and consultant. As a renal physician he has helped thousands of people with renal problems face the challenges that a chronic disease or injury causes. He qualified from Leeds Medical School in 1982 and became a renal registrar at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in 1990. Over the subsequent years he practiced renal medicine at Kings College Hospital (Dulwich) and St Helier Hospital before a brief period at St George's in 1993. He was appointed as a consultant Nephrologist at Dulwich in 1994 before returning to St George's in 1996. During almost 25 years at St George's has was a consultant nephrologist, the renal unit care leader for 8 years and the Clinical Director in renal medicine and surgery, clinical haematology, oncology and palliative care for 11 years.

If you have been a patient (or a patient relative) of his, you will know how much time and care he has provided to his patients. Always giving them time to voice their worries and concerns. Extremely knowledgeable and thoughtful, Dr Nelson dealt with medical challenges with a patient, calm and confident manner.

He will be missed by many. If you knew him, please contribute to his retirement gift.

Alternatively you may make a donation to St George's Kidney Patient Association in his honour. (Top right of this page).

Alternative payment options

If you want to make a direct contribution to a retirement gift by cheque then please send it and make it payable to

Michael Greatorex,

Chairman, St George's Kidney Patient Association

The Retreat, Weston Green, Thames Ditton, Surrey, KT7 0JY

Please write Dr Nelson's name on the back of the cheque.

You can also make a donation to the charity in his name/honour.

Visit http://www.sgkpa.org.uk/main/donations for ways to do that.

Good luck messages

If you would like to leave you comments and thoughts about how Dr Nelson has helped you, or to send him a good luck message please send them to:

info@sgkpa.org.uk

We will then post them here and print them out for him at his retirement party.

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