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Friendly Society Private Hospital Emergency Department

General Meeting

Annual General Meeting Notice is given that a general meeting of Bundaberg Friendly Society Medical Institute Limited (‘Company’) will be held: Place: Bundaberg Friendly Society Hospital, Education Centre, 1st Floor, Woondooma Street, Bundaberg QLD 4670 When: Monday 16 November 2020 at 10.00am NOTICE: A member of the Company who is entitled to vote at the meeting may request a personal notice of the meeting. The request must be made in writing to the Secretary of the  Company and posted toMore
St John's Grace Fund - pressure injury prevention mattress

Pressure Injury Prevention Equipment

The Friendlies have received a grant from St John’s Grace Fund to purchase Pressure Injury Prevention Equipment. Many patients admitted to The Friendlies meet the criteria for pressure injury prevention management.  An internal review resulted in the recommendation to acquire additional Pressure Injury Prevention equipment, which is needed in: Palliative Care Individuals with a spinal cord injury Elderly or frail patients Individuals receiving rehabilitation therapy The Friendlies Foundation applied for a grant through the St John’s Grace Fund for newMore
FSPH Specialists Cardiology

World Heart Day

World Heart Day is on the 29th of September. Now is a good time to take a moment and think about your heart. Bundaberg Cardiology cardiologist Dr Andre Conradie said fighting against heart disease was an important cause. It the single leading cause of death in Australia. Each day, an average of 21 Australians die from a heart attack. One patient is admitted to an Australian hospital with a heart attack every nine minutes*. Dr Conradie said it is importantMore
Emergency Department turns 2

2 Year Milestone for Emergency Department

More than 17,000 patients have sought treatment at The Friendlies Emergency Department since it opened two years ago on 25th September 2018. Celebrating its second milestone, Friendly Society Private Hospital CEO Alan Cooper said patient numbers to the emergency department continue to show the community support for the service. “We have worked hard to deliver specialist emergency care during times when people need it most, all while offering minimal wait times. Currently, our average waiting time is sitting at aboutMore

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