Hospital

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
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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
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Massage chair donated to Palliative Care

We have received community support from Greensill Farming Group, and we thank them for their compassionate consideration in donating a massage chair to our Palliative Care Unit.  This exceptional donation was also accompanied by a donation towards a new blood pressure machine. Greensill Farming Group General Manager, Damien Botha was happy to see the chair set up and ready to use for some of our most vulnerable patients, providing them with some comfort during their stay here at The FriendlyMore
Guidelines for visitors

Updated guidelines for hospital visitors

Are you visiting a patient at The Friendlies Hospital? Please help us care for our patients by reading the Visitor Guidelines before entering: You can visit if: You can visit during the visiting hours below (With one other person) 10am to 8pm / CCU – No Visitors from 1pm to 3pm • You are supporting a child and you are the child’s parent, guardian or carer • You are visiting a person with a disability and you are the person’sMore

International Nurses Day

Last week and we celebrated International Nurses Day at The Friendlies with a special breakfast and afternoon tea for our nursing staff. The contribution from our nursing team touches all ages; taking care of patients who are sometimes at their lowest point in life takes dedication, resilience and courage.  We see you and we thank you for improving the health outcomes of our most vulnerable. Keeping a hospital running requires a great deal of organisation and administration. We would alsoMore