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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 15 November 2021 at 10.00am Agenda: Ordinary Business 1. Annual Accounts To receive and consider the directors’ report, balance sheet, profit and loss statement and auditor’s report for the year ended 30th June 2021. 2. Election of Director The following person being eligibleMore

Another milestone for ED

More than 26,000 patients have sought treatment at The Friendlies Emergency Department since it opened three years ago on 25th September 2018. Celebrating its third 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

Maureen Kimber

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Maureen Kimber. She epitomised the spirit of the Friendlies, she truly reflected a servant’s heart and her involvement with the Friendlies was well known throughout Bundaberg. In her teens, Maureen joined the Junior Protestant Alliance Lodge, and in due course, she rose to be its first-ever Grand Mistress in a time when only men ever rose to that exalted position. Her Lodge life naturally led to an involvement in The Friendlies, andMore
Alan Cooper retirement

Alan Cooper announces retirement

Alan Cooper set to retire as CEO in 2022 Following a lengthy career at The Friendlies Society Private Hospital, Alan Cooper announced his retirement as CEO effective 8 July 2022. Alan will work closely with the Board of Directors to assist with the selection of a new CEO and to ensure a smooth transition in the change of management. Mr Cooper started as the Director of Nursing at The Friendly Society Private Hospital in January 1998 and took on theMore

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