The UQ Health Care St Lucia health service achieved a national award of accreditation demonstrating its commitment to quality and safety within the practice.

The accreditation was received from the Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL), following an assessment of performance against the governing industry standards set by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).

UQ Health Care Chief Executive Officer Darryl Grundy said achieving accreditation is an outstanding result confirming the consistent and high quality service provided by the St Lucia health service team.

“The dedicated team have worked hard over the past 12 months to earn this recognition,” Mr Grundy said.

“The accreditation reinforces our main focus which is to provide a superior patient experience targeted to the health care needs of staff and students at The University of Queensland.”

The UQ Health Care St Lucia health service offers a range of services including general medicine, immunisations, travel health, mental health, sexual health and antenatal care.

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