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The Friendlies spreading cheer a little further this Christmas

Thousands of dollars of gifts will be donated to Bundaberg families in need this Christmas, thanks to a partnership between local charities and a goods giving program. Thanks to the Good360 program, The Friendlies Foundation secured more than $6000 in toys and school hats which have been handed over to Angels Community Group and CentacareCQ for dispersal. After working with Good360 last year, The Friendlies Foundation Public Relations Officer Maria Ebert said The Friendlies wanted to offer this support toMore

Multi-Million Dollar Expansion Plans Preparing For Region’s Future Health

As the health care needs of the community continue to increase, the Friendly Society Private Hospital is planning for the future with work beginning on the Stage 6 Development. The $32M expansion will position The Friendlies among leading hospitals in regional Australia. CEO Alan Cooper said this new stage of development would complete The Friendlies current Master Plan for the hospital precinct. “This next stage of expansion will further support the specialists The Friendlies has been actively recruiting over theMore

Friendlies staff turning plastic to fantastic for charities

Staff at The Friendlies are making good use of bread tags and milk bottle lids – collecting them and donating them to charities turning them into wheelchairs and prosthesis for kids. Serving hundreds of patients, staff and visitors through the kitchen and café everyday, bread tags and milk bottle lids are in abundant supply and until recently had ended up in the rubbish. Catering and Café staff heard about the two initiatives and set about to collect the items –More

Friendlies Staff turning plastic to fantastic for charities

Staff at The Friendlies are making good use of bread tags and milk bottle lids – collecting them and donating them to charities turning them into wheelchairs and prosthesis for kids. Serving hundreds of patients, staff and visitors through the kitchen and café everyday, bread tags and milk bottle lids are in abundant supply and until recently had ended up in the rubbish. Catering and Café staff heard about the two initiatives and set about to collect the items –More

Free Wifi now available for patients and visitors at The Friendlies

Having access to a free wifi network is something patients at the Friendly Society Private Hospital can now enjoy. Senior Manager of Business Development Stuart Bonnett said free patient wifi was something the hospital had been developing for some time. “Free wifi is by far the most common request from patients at The Friendlies,” Mr Bonnett said. “A lot of our patients are looking for things to occupy their time while they are in hospital, and mobile data can getMore