Sunshine Coast Holiday for $5.00!!!

Sunshine Coast Holiday for $5.00!!!

   Sunshine Coast Branch Pacific View raffle  was drawn of the 2nd September 2017 and the winner has now been notified . KSN would like to thank everyone who has purchased tickets for our fundraiser and a big thank you to Pacific View for their generosity in supporting KSN.       The Kidney Support Network receives no Government financial support to help kidney patients, with peer support, information and resources, support groups, patient massage during dialysis and affordable, timely transport. Donations over $2.00 to the Kidney Support Network are tax deductible.  ...
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Happy 90th Birthday Herb – a KSN Hero

Happy 90th Birthday Herb – a KSN Hero

On 24th July, Herb St Pierre celebrated being 90 years young.  Herb has been a member of the Rockhampton renal family for the past 41 years.  Herb’s wife Val commenced haemodialysis in May 1976 in the Rockhampton Hospital, and later commenced home haemodialysis. Val, Herb and their young children were a team.  Herb continued to work at Qld Aluminium. Very involved with church and local community they absorbed ‘dialysis’ into their daily lives. This wonderful supportive family managed home dialysis until Val received a kidney transplant in December 1982. In July 1991 Val again required dialysis, with home-based Peritoneal dialysis which kept them in their community and fully involved. In 1993 Val transferred to hospital haemodialysis. This changed things, with Herb (and friends) as dedicated volunteer drivers - Gladstone to Rockhampton, 3 times per week for Val’s dialysis.  Val holidayed and dialysed in several different units around the country, always with Herb at her side.  Sadly, Val passed away in 2004, and is fondly remembered by our renal...
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Eatons Hill Quilters help Kidney Patients

Eatons Hill Quilters help Kidney Patients

The Eatons Hill Quilters, led by Jill recently presented several beautiful quilts for kidney patients, young and older for the Moreton Bay area and for the Childhood Kidney Support Network Kidney Kids. Dialysis Patients at North Lakes and Redcliffe will soon be warmed by these amazing productions, as will kidney kids at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. Here General Manager Peter, accepts the Quilts from the talented Eatons Hill Quilting Group, who also produce these comforters for other special needs in the community. Thank you Jill and your amazingly generous Team.  ...
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