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The Friendlies 8th annual Awards Evening

The Friendlies was proud to recognise the hard work of people within the organisation at the eighth annual Friendlies Awards Evening, on Friday, March 12. Close to 300 people attended the annual event that acknowledged the excellent work of many across the organisation from the hospital, pharmacy and physiotherapy and allied health. The Friendlies awards night recognised the years of service staff have worked from 10, 15, 20, 25 and even 30 years. In addition, there were 27 individual andMore
Friendlies Foundation Art Union Draw Winner

The Art Union Winners have been drawn!

Our Friendlies Foundation drew the prize winners on Saturday. A total prize value of $13,500 went to the local community. The prize is a travel voucher from our local Bundaberg Travel Centre, and the voucher has no expiry date! All the proceeds from the Art Union ticket sales go to our charity arm, the Friendlies Foundation. We have our winners! 1st – C Kirchner 2nd – P Frost 3rd – M Story Congratulations! Enjoy your prizes and thank you forMore
Scott Mackey, Russel Heritage, Karl Brosnan, Dale Rathemal, Mark McLean, Jimmy Maher, Glen Toll and Ken Healy

Charity Golf Day a big hit

It was a sunny day on the greens for the 144 golfers who joined us at the Bundaberg Golf Course for the annual Friendlies Foundation Charity Golf Day.. The Friendlies Foundation co-ordinator, Maria Ebert said it was a record turnout of players on the day, with 36 teams taking to the Bundaberg Golf Course for a few holes, beverages and laughs. “It was great to see so many returning players, as well as some joining us for the first time,”More
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

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