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Friendly Flyer at your service

NEED A LIFT? The Friendly Flyer Patient Transport Vehicle can assist you with a lift to and from your car to any Hospital Entrance or to The Friendlies Medical Suites. FACTS ABOUT THE FLYER (FAQs) – Operated by Volunteers who have completed appropriate training – Currently operating between 8.30am and 3pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) – Travel is only within the designated route – The flyer needs to stay within the Hospital boundaries, if you have parked outMore
Sciatica

Sciatica

What is Sciatica? Background True sciatica is a neurological problem involving either the back or an entrapped nerve in the muscles of the buttock. Sciatica is a referral of pain along the sciatic nerve which is a long nerve that branches out through your buttock and down the back of your leg. Typically, sciatica is only felt on one side of the body and can manifest from mild to severe symptoms. Symptoms Pain (intense pain in the buttock) Numbness MuscularMore

Women’s Health

Did you know that there are Physiotherapists who specialise in women’s health and continence? Women face a range of health issues during different periods of their life.  Pregnancy and menopause and their related conditions are 2 stages of life that can significantly affect the body. Most women assume that this is a normal part of life and that they must live with these conditions. For example, being able to run, jump on the trampoline with kids, cough and sneeze andMore
Les-Hancock

Les Hancock 20 Year Service

Les Hancock recently celebrated 20 years of service on the Board of Directors for the Bundaberg Friendly Society Medical Institute. Les joined the Board in July 1999, replacing Bob Phillips who had served for 19 years. He brought his considerable experience and knowledge across Law, Business and charitable activities to the Board. He has demonstrated his commitment to the Bundaberg Friendly Society Medical Institute over the past 20 years and more particularly since taking on the role of Chairman ofMore
Nurses-Vouchers

Nurses thanked with vouchers

Our nurses were given a boost with free coffee vouchers to say thanks for their tireless work. Local businesses joined forces with HitzFM to thank nurses in the Bundaberg Region and shouted them a coffee for International Nurses Day. HitzFM Breakfast Show announcer Tracey Sergiacomi said they partnered with local businesses including Rite Moves Driving School Training and Assessment, Jeff Lennox Builder, Bundaberg Resurfacing, Battery World and Michel’s Patisserie to surprise the dedicated nurses for International Nurses Day. “The hardworkingMore