About the Authors

Jaquelyne T. Hughes

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

jaqui.hughes@menzies.edu.au

Affiliations Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia, Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia, Top-End Renal Service, Darwin, NT, Australia

Natasha Freeman

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia

Barbara Beaton

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Top-End Renal Service, Darwin, NT, Australia

Anne-Marie Puruntatemeri

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Elder from Pirlangimpi, Tiwi Islands, NT, Australia

Monica Hausin

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Bilingual speaking renal dialysis recipient, Darwin, NT, Australia

Gerarda Tipiloura

Roles Formal analysis, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Elder from Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands, NT, Australia

Pamela Wood

Roles Methodology, Resources, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Top-End Renal Service, Darwin, NT, Australia

Selina Signal

Roles Methodology, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Top-End Renal Service, Darwin, NT, Australia

Sandawana W. Majoni

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Resources, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia, Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia, Top-End Renal Service, Darwin, NT, Australia, Flinders University and Northern Territory Clinical School, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus, Darwin, NT, Australia

Alan Cass

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia

Louise J. Maple-Brown

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia, Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT, Australia

Renae Kirkham

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Disease Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia

Competing Interests

JH, BB, PW, SS, SWM, LJMB provided clinical care and/ or were department leaders within the study setting (Top-End Renal Service). AC was a Top End Health Service Board Member during the period of data collection (2017). There are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.The competing interest of authors does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.