About us

Kidney Care Dialysis Freedom CIC Ltd is an innovative, nonprofit company formed solely for the benefit of the dialysis community and funded by Kidney Care UK in partnership with Dialysis Freedom.

Freedom have been arranging dialysis away from base for over 27 years, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience of what it takes to ensure your dialysis arrangments are right for you. We realise every patients needs are different which is why we take time to understand exactly how we can best help you to get the treatment you need.

Our primary objective is to help to improve the quality of life for dialysis patients by providing access to dialysis away from base in the UK via the UK Dialysis Swap Scheme, and to give advice and assistance to patients when booking their holidays.

Meet the team

Christine Gleadell

Christine Gleadell

Director

Christine has over 27 years experience in the travel industry arranging holidays and dialysis for kidney patients both overseas and in the UK, she is a mum to 3 girls and nana to 5 beautiful boys. She loves to travel and has a passion for cooking. “I’m very proud of what we’ve built at Freedom, over the last 27 years we have helped thousands of dialysis patients to enjoy the freedom of taking a much needed holiday, knowing you’ve made just a little difference gives you great job satisfaction.

Laura Gleadell

Laura Gleadell

Director

Laura started with Freedom in 2000, she has a wealth of experience dealing with dialysis clinics overseas and in the UK, Laura is responsible for running the overseas operation and our overseas group trips but is also heavily involved with the UK side of the operation, she is as passionate about her job as she is to being mum to Zavier her pride and joy.

Kate Bird

Kate Bird

UK Advisor

Kate has been with Freedom for almost two years now, she deals with UK dialysis enquires and has made Freedom her new home from home. Kate comes from a customer service orientated background and is a very valued member to our team she has positively impacted the UK side, and enabled hundreds of patients to holiday in the UK. Kate is also a mum to two football fanatic boys and enjoys spending her time off with family and friends and usually on the side line of a football pitch cheering her boys on!

Melissa Sharrock

Melissa Sharrock

Overseas Advisor

Melissa joined us at the beginning of 2017, she has quickly become a valued member of the team, and is one of our overseas holiday dialysis coordinators. Melissa embarked on a career change joining the Freedom team with a background in administration and hairdressing. Mother to twins – Melissa enjoys weekends away, time with her family and the odd crazy adventure!

Latest News

Dialysis in York

Dialysis in York

We have the possibility of some dialysis sessions being available in York on the 19th 21st and 23rd March if you are interested please contact us now on 01509 808668, these will be allocated on a first come first served basis, so don’t delay.

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New Year - New Website

New Year - New Website

We are starting off 2018 with the launch of our new website. We are very excited and happy to launch our new site, which offers a booking request option so you can email through your specific booking requests and lots of other useful information. If you would like any further advice or assistance with booking your holiday dialysis in the UK please get in touch and we will be happy to assist...

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