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New Emergency Department to open

A new Bundaberg Emergency department will open at the Friendly Society Private Hospital in September. The Friendlies CEO Alan Cooper said the decision to open this exciting new service came from patient feedback. “For more than 14 years The Friendlies has operated the After Hours as a service to the community. However in the past few years we have been hearing increasing requests from our patients to open a more comprehensive service,” Mr Cooper said. To make way for theMore
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Emergency Department nearing opening

Bundaberg’s second Emergency Department is on track to open next month at the Friendly Society Private Hospital. The Friendlies Emergency Department will be one of just a handful of non-public EDs in the state. Friendly Society Private Hospital Senior Manager of Business Development Stuart Bonnett said everything was on track for the Emergency Department opening next month. “The Emergency Department will be opening on Tuesday, September 25 and will be open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm,” MrMore

Help is available for incontinence problems

Incontinence is a widespread condition that ranges in severity from “just a small leak” to complete loss of bladder or bowel control. In fact, over 4.8 million Australians have bladder or bowel control problems for a variety of reasons. Incontinence can be treated and managed. In many cases it can also be cured. Friendlies Physiotherapy & Allied Health women’s health physio Sara Atkinson can treat a range of women’s incontinence issues relating to pregnancy and childbirth and other chronic conditions.More

Beat dry, flaky skin this winter with exfoliation

During winter, dry and flaky skin can become a problem, at least on the surface. One of the easiest ways to combat this is through body exfoliation. Exfoliation is the removal of dry/dead skin cells on the surface of the skin. The great thing about it is that not only does it help a range of skin problems, it also increases blood circulation, which in turn helps you to achieve health and glowing skin. Here are some other tips toMore
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Shiseido – Time Tested Beauty

For more than a century, Shiseido has shared beauty, art and science with the world. The 140-year old Tokyo-based brand has offered products supporting youthful-looking skin through the ages with innovative formulas, Eastern tradition and holistic philosophies. One of the top five cosmetic brands globally, the Shiseido range of skincare and cosmetics is available exclusively in Bundaberg at the Friendly Society Pharmacy. Shop the new E Energy range featuring ReNeura Technology inspired by neuroscience, to reawaken the skin’s sensors toMore