Rob Finnigan

  • With thanks to Caroline Williams and Kidneys for Life for giving us permission to share Caroline’s story.

    Caroline Williams Story
    It was 2006, not too long after my 29th birthday.  I had been feeling tired […]

  • As the British Transplant Games 2019 were officially launched in Newport earlier this week, I thought it would be good to share Zoe Dixon’s article on last year’s hugely successful games in Birmingham as a bit of […]

  • Vegan Shakshuka
    Vegan Shakshuka makes an excellent weekend breakfast. Serve with crusty bread or rice. If you are restricting your potassium intake, this recipe counts as one portion of tomato, so avoid having a […]

  • This week’s recipe from the dietitians at Salford Royal is Vegetarian Nasi Goreng.  It is an Indonesian dish and Nasi Goreng means ‘fried rice’. This dish is a great way to use up leftover rice and vegetables, […]


    This Treacle Tart is a lovely treat! Serve with whipped cream for a special occasion. Thanks again to Jane Richardson, dietitian at Salford Royal for adapting this recipe and taking the time to prepare and […]

  • Red lentil stew with dumplings.
    Red lentil stew with dumplings is our latest recipe and comes from Jane Richardson, a dietitian from Salford Royal. I want to thank Jane for the recipe and also for cooking the […]

  • Chicken and Leek Pie
    Autumn is the time of year to dig out the casserole and pie dishes and this recipe for Chicken and Leek Pie from Salford Royal dietitian Sophie Brazier is a great example of the warm, […]

  • Beef Burgers
    The latest recipe from the renal dietitians at Salford Royal is for easy Beef Burgers. A simple recipe for all of the family.
    1 small onion, diced

    500g good-quality beef mince

    1 […]

  • BLOG July 2018

    We celebrated a lovely day with the nursing staff for Nurses Day on May 11th and had therapists in Salford, Wigan, Bolton and Oldham carrying out therapies for our wonderful hardworking dedicated […]

  • Our latest CKD friendly recipe has come from Sophie Brazier, dietitian at Salford Royal and reflects that we’re now in Autumn and Halloween is approaching.  Pumpkins are now an accepted feature of Halloween in […]

  • Potato Pancakes
    In the second of her potato based recipes, Lisa Hobson has provided a recipe for potato pancakes – a great way of using up leftover mashed potato.

    250g cold mashed potato, […]

  • During September, our renal friendly recipes will feature a variety of ways to enjoy potatoes suitable for a low potassium diet. Potatoes are naturally high in potassium however the way in which they are cooked […]

  • Jam Turnovers
    This week’s CKD friendly recipe from the renal dietitians from Salford Royal is for Jam Turnovers, a sweet treat!

    Serves 4.

    puff pastry – 225g (9oz)
    jam – 225g (9oz)- […]

  • In our continuing series of CKD friendly recipes from the renal dietitians at Salford Royal, Maggie Farragher has provided a recipe for Tandoori Bites. This recipe is nice to have if enjoying a barbecue during the […]

  • Piri piri chicken burger with spicy rice
    In her last recipe for July, Abbey Chapman, renal dietitian from Salford Royal, has adapted a recipe for those of you who like a little spice in their life, Piri Piri […]

  • Pea and Feta Salad

    Another tasty CKD friendly recipe from Abbey Chapman, renal dietitian at Salford Royal. Pea and Feta Salad is a delightful summer dish, just perfect for a picnic during this welcome and […]

  • Chicken Kiev
    Another tasty recipe from the renal dietitians at Salford Royal.  This week we have Chicken Kiev, a great family favourite.

    Chicken Kiev – Adapted from

    Serves 4 […]

  • On the day that England play Sweden in the quarter final of the 2018 World Cup, it seems appropriate to share Abbey Chapman’s renal friendly recipe for Creamy Swedish Meatballs.  Abbey is a dietitian at Salford […]

  • Easy Fish Cakes
    This recipe for Easy Fish Cakes was provided by Helen Botham, renal dietitian from Salford Royal Foundation Trust.

    You can try this recipe with any pre-cooked or tinned fish such as salmon, […]

  • Yasmin’s Tarka Dal
    By Yasmin Javaid, Health Care Assistant at Rochdale Dialysis Unit.
    This recipe for Tarka Dal comes courtesy of Yasmin Javaid who works on the dialysis unit at Rochdale.  Lentils are cheap, de […]

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