Kidneys are some of the hardest-working organs in the body. As a multitasker, they do a fantastic job in keeping us alive. But, when we stop caring about this vital organ, we’re risking a slew of health issues, including kidney stones. This is why it is imperative to say that if we take care of our kidneys, we also care for our overall health. Here are 10 do’s and don’ts for keeping healthy kidneys
BULK BILLED Healthy Heart Checks
Due to demand we will continue to bulk bill the Healthy Heart Check for patients aged 45 – 74.
The Healthy Heart Program assessment includes:
❤️ Cholesterol, electrolytes, liver function, kidney function, blood sugar check
❤️ Diabetes Risk assessment
❤️ Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
❤️ Family History check
❤️ Immunisations check
❤️ Electrocardiogram tracing and report
❤️ Measurement of Ankle-Brachial indices and Waveform Analysis
❤️ Personalised lifestyle modification advice and referrals as required
Phone Reception on 3207 7744 to book today!
About Sunstate Family Practice
At Sunstate Family Practice, we offer a traditional style of family care, with longer standard appointments and a proactive patient-centred approach that leads to far better health outcomes. Working from our well equipped Victoria Point surgery, our highly trained doctors share our passion for long term preventative health care. We have bulk billing available for some patients – learn more about our bulk billing policy here. We provide medical services to Victoria Point, and surrounding communities, including:
- Redland Bay
- Alexandra Hills
- Wellington Point
Long Standard Appointments
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Our mission is to provide the highest standard of patient care whilst incorporating a holistic approach toward diagnosis and management of illness. We are committed to promoting health, wellbeing and disease prevention to all patients. We do not discriminate in the provision of excellent care, and we aim to treat all patients with dignity and respect.
Our vision is to provide comprehensive and continuing, safe, high quality patient centered health care, in a respectful, ethical and caring environment to Victoria Point and surrounding areas. We have longer standard appointments to enable us to provide the best possible care to our patients.
Our values centre around building and maintaining a patient focused culture and reputation as an “Employer of Choice” nurturing a team of highly motivated health care professionals focused on delivering exceptional patient service in all areas, working in a collaborative and supportive environment which is continually evolving. We are focused on improving patient outcomes by applying Collaborative methodology (PDSA model) to target gaps in care.
Our friendly and professional team of doctors are here to help the Victoria Point community.
|MONDAY TO THURSDAY||8:00am to 6:30pm**|
|FRIDAY||8:00am to 5:00pm**|
|SATURDAY||8:00am to 1:00PM**|
|Sunday and Public Holidays||By appointment|
|**COVID-19 may impact on our usual closing time. Some days, we will close earlier, depending on last patient, to support the well being of our staff.|