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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KSN Hypnotist Fundraiser

KSN Hypnotist Fundraiser

Join the Kidney Support Network on 10th November  2017, when Hypnotist "DIZZIE" entertains us all and helps us to raise funds for kidney patients.  Hypnotist Flyer Dizzie    .. Payments can made credit card to Adriana Hewett 3 days prior to show  To secure your spots please contact Adriana on 0421 330 152 WHERE:      Belvedere Hotel         Cnr Oxley Ave &, Woodcliffe Crescent          Woody Point QLD 4019                    WHEN:      Nov 10th 2017 TIME:       7.30 Pm COST:           $25 per adult                      $10 per child Food and drinks will be available for purchase      ...
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HOUSE CALL DOCTOR

HOUSE CALL DOCTOR

MEDIA ALERT                                                                                                                 30/03/2017 House Call Doctors continuing to service weather affected areas, providing urgent after-hours medical care As rains hamper Queensland in the wake of Cyclone Debbie, House Call Doctors will continue providing urgent medical care to communities when regular GP clinics are closed. Residents are being urged to keep Emergency wards for emergencies only, and to phone House Call Doctor on 13 55 66 if they need urgent medical care overnight or throughout the wet weekend. “Our team of experienced doctors will continue supporting families throughout Queensland when unexpected medical situations arise after-hours,” House Call Doctor’s Chief Operating Officer, Craig Glover, said today. House Call Doctor services will continue operating throughout Brisbane, Ipswich, the Gold Coast, Toowoomba, the Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Maryborough, Mackay, Gladstone, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns. Their phonelines open from 4.00 pm, and doctors are on the road from 6.00 pm every weeknight, from 12.00 noon on Saturdays and 24 hours on Sundays. “Even in wet weather, our priority is keeping families safe...
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