For patients with kidney problems, going into hospital three times a week for dialysis can be extremely debilitating.
But a hospital in the South says a project which allows people to have dialysis at home is transforming lives.
Andrew Pate spoke to kidney patient Jon Morey, Dr Natalie Borman from the Queen Alexandra Hospital and James Rowe who is also a kidney patient.
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